News & Events
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2011) – Corporate Voices for Working Families has issued a response to the U.S. Surgeon General’s “Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding,” emphasizing the need for creating a broader awareness of the tools and resources that are available to both employers and employees to effectively support nursing mothers at work. Read Corporate Voices’ response online.
Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2010) -- Corporate Voices for Working Families has released a report titled “What Are Business Leaders Saying About Workforce Readiness?”. The report offers an in-depth analysis of a recent series of surveys and focus groups conducted with 150 American business leaders.
- Inaugural 2010 Ready by 21 Champion Award: Preparing Youth for Work Winners Announced at The Big Tent Conference
Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2010) Corporate Voices for Working Families and The Ready by 21 National Partnership are proud to announce the winners for the inaugural 2010 Champion Award: Preparing Youth for Work.
- New Toolkit Published Enables Community and Business Leaders to Improve Education and Workforce Readiness for Young People
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2010) – Corporate Voices for Working Families, United Way Worldwide, and Workforce Strategy Center, have released a new toolkit to assist community leaders in creating beneficial and sustainable partnerships with business.
Corporate Voices for Working Families’ Partnership with Workplace Options Produces Valuable Research on Workforce Readiness
- Working Mother Media and Corporate Voices Honor Congressional Leaders for Improving the Lives of Working Families
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 10, 2010) - To recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of members of Congress from both sides of the aisle and throughout the country for their leadership in improving the quality of life for working families, Working Mother Media and Corporate Voices for Working Families have announced the thirty recipients of the second Best of Congress Award.
Applications now being accepted for 2011 Working Mother Best Companies for Hourly Workers
New York, NY (July 28, 2010) — For the second year, Working Mother is pleased to present Best Companies for Hourly Workers, in partnership with Corporate Voices for Working Families. Best Companies for Hourly Workers honors companies dedicated to creating and using best practices to support their non-exempt employees.
[Washington, D.C.], June 28, 2010 - Corporate Voices for Working Families has begun a national campaign to engage the business community and create a broader awareness of the positive business and employee benefits of workplace flexibility. The campaign was launched at the White House at the first-ever Forum on Workplace Flexibility in March, and it will encourage businesses to become "Business Champions" for flexibility by signing a Statement of Support for Expanding Workplace Flexibility.
Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2010) – Stephen M. Wing will join Corporate Voices for Working Families September 1 as President. His responsibilities will include managing the organization’s day-to-day operations and implementing its long-term strategic plan to improve the lives of working families and the competitiveness of American business.
Washington, D.C. (April 27, 2010) – John-Anthony Meza will join Corporate Voices for Working Families June 1 as Vice President of Workforce Readiness. Meza is currently national director of corporate citizenship at KPMG where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of KPMG’s national community involvement programs.
Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2013) – As the nation pauses to honor its military service members this Memorial Day, Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an important new resource designed to assist breastfeeding and nursing mothers serving in the United States military.
- Corporate Voices joins U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Ted Deutch for Equal Pay Day Discussion with Florida Employers
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – April 9, 2013 – This year marks 50 years since President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and yet today, women still earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man.
Tuesday, April 9 is National Equal Pay Day, representing the date in the current year through which women must work to match what men earned in the previous year. It reminds us of the work still ahead in order to achieve equity and an America where everyone gets an equal day's pay for an equal day's work.
Washington, D.C. -- Corporate Voices for Working Families honored three outstanding partners with a 2013 Visionary Award during the organization’s Annual Partners Meeting, March 20-22, in Washington, D.C.
- Diversity & Inclusion Webinar with Corporate Voices, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and WFD Consulting
On November 28, 2012, Corporate Voices hosted a webinar outlining its Public/Private Collaboration on Diversity & Inclusion with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and WFD Consulting. The collaboration is bringing together corporate and federal diversity leaders to discuss the obstacles and opportunities that exist around five critical diversity and inclusion issues: middle managers, senior management communications, data and measurement, work/life and mentoring.
- 04/10/2013Data Supports Corporate Voices’ Ongoing Efforts to Strengthen America’s Businesses and Job-Seeking Young Adults Through Smarter Workforce Training Investments Last week, Demos, a New York-based non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization, released its report, Stuck: Young America’s Persistent Jobs Crisis, highlighting the current youth employment crisis in the United States and examining how the […]
- 03/28/2013Corporate Voices for Working Families’ 2013 Annual Partners Meeting put the spotlight last week on corporate leadership beyond the workplace, providing presentations rich in content, lively discussions and opportunities for attendees to network with other business leaders and policymakers.
- 02/27/2013The decision by Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer to end the option for Yahoo! employees to work at home should matter to all working families and businesses. In one move by a highly visible executive and company, the decision threatens advances made over the last several decades in the workplace that have benefited working families and […]