Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF) records comprise materials collected by Netsy Firestein in her position as founder
and executive director of the organization from 1992 until 2013. The collection includes administrative and research materials,
correspondence, newsletters, and publications produced by LPWF. Also included are publications from various local and national
organizations dealing with labor and family issues and media clippings about LPWF.
The Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF) is a resource and advocacy organization that assists unions in negotiating work
and family benefits for their members. The LPWF, established in 1992 and based at the University of California, Berkeley,
is responsible for helping unions develop and implement policies that make for a more family-friendly workplace. The Labor
Project for Working Families has successfully worked with local unions and community groups on issues such as parental leave,
family leave, sick leave, flextime, and elder care.
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Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives and Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote
from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf
of the Labor Archives and Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.