In Their Own Words: Working People, Civil Rights and the Fight to Strengthen Economic Security for All

The rules governing national, state and local workplaces have a direct impact on the lives of working people and their families. The Leadership Conference Education Fund Report, In Their Own Words: Working People and the Need for Policies that Provide Economic Security, offers lessons through the lives of real people about concrete policy solutions that support and sustain working people and their families. The report includes recommendations for raising the minimum wage, requiring paid sick days and paid family leave, implementing fair scheduling policies, expanding access to healthcare, and addressing basic living standards.