Corporate Voices for Working Families has released its 2011 Employer Guide and EITC Toolkit, which provides companies with the tools to help employees take advantage of tax credits and other benefits. The guide provides detailed information about the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Medicaid and other benefits.
Publications & Toolkits
Family Economic Stability
Young employees from low-income families are more likely than those from higher-income families to do less well acrossa number of metrics including completing high school, receiving postsecondary credentials, being continuously employed,and having health insurance coverage. These disparate outcomes can have lifelong consequences for both the employeesand for the social support systems that help low-income families. These data present both an immediate need and a societalopportunity.
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.