For the past 40 years, Granite Staters have been working harder than ever. Productivity has increased, but for most families, wages are flat and have not kept up with rising costs. With family budgets stretched thin, the answer for most families is more work—longer hours, multiple jobs, and less time to be with our families. The Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy is working to build a better future for working people and a more stable economy by fighting for smart policies that lift Granite State families and make our communities stronger.
Building an economy that works for New Hampshire’s families and businesses.
When families are able to provide for themselves and trust that their children are well cared for, they are more likely to stay in the workforce, are more productive in their jobs, and stay in their jobs longer. That’s why the Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy is fighting for policies that invest in our families so they, in turn, can invest in our communities and help build a stronger, more prosperous economy that works for everyone.
To build a family friendly economy, we are working to:
- Establish a family and medical leave insurance program, so workers don't lose their financial stability during periods of hardship
- Ensure access to quality, affordable child care, so families aren’t forced to choose between raising their children and participating in the workforce.
- Provide guaranteed earned sick leave, so workers don’t have to choose between a paycheck and caring for themselves or their families when they’re sick.
- Increase the minimum wage, so workers can afford their basic needs, begin saving for the future, and support our local economy.
When we stand together, we make change happen.
It’s time to build a family friendly economy that works for everyone. Join us and thousands of other Granite Staters by signing our petition urging support policies that will build a better future for working families and an economy that works for everyone. If you’d like to get in touch or to find more information, please contact our Campaign Director Amanda Sears.