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An attorney dedicated to promoting the rights of all workers, Dina Bakst is co-founder and co-president of A Better Balance, a legal advocacy organization leading the charge for policies that advance the rights of working families, promote fairness in the workplace, and help workers across the economic spectrum care for themselves and their families without risking their jobs. Here, she shares her vision of what equality would look like for millions of American working families. A vision that will build a fair and stable economy.
“When workers don’t have to choose between their jobs and their families, when women don’t have to shoulder the disproportionate burden of caregiving in America because men are sharing in it equally, when care work is valued, and when all workers can care for themselves and their loved ones without jeopardizing their economic security, that’s when there will be equality.”
– Dina Bakst
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