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I Changed Jobs While Pregnant, And It Exposed A Rarely Discussed Issue With Family Leave
, Guest Writer
Parental leave is the only benefit that isn’t available upon hire or soon afterward.
Oregon Just Passed The Best Family Leave Law In The U.S.
The state’s benefits are extraordinary, particularly for low-wage workers.
Big Bank Settles Claims That It Discriminated Against Men
JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $5 million in a case alleging that its parental leave policy was unfair to dads.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: If Congress Gets 3 Months' Parental Leave, So Should Everyone
The freshman lawmaker emphasized that her ”‘unusual" leave policy applies to both mothers AND fathers on her staff.
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Sexism Is Keeping An Important Progressive Policy Off The Front Page
Finally, the U.S. has a real shot at passing paid family leave, but pie-in-the sky ideas are taking up all the oxygen.
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Mitt Romney Joins Republican Push For Terrible Family Leave Bill
He and Marco Rubio laid out the latest GOP effort to attract women with a plan that undercuts Social Security.
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HuffPost Her Stories: Can ‘Daddy Days’ Shrink The Gender Child Care Gap?
Plus: A new Netflix series takes on infamous Delhi gang rape case.
Trump's Parental Leave Proposal Is Pure Hypocrisy
It's part of a budget that hurts parents and families, from a White House that rips babies from mothers' arms.
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California’s Governor Just Proposed The Longest Paid Parental Leave In The U.S.
Democrat Gavin Newsom’s proposal counts as groundbreaking and radical for the U.S.; it still falls short of what most developed nations offer.
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Rubio’s New Parental Leave Plan Is Funded With Your Retirement Savings
Critics say it's a backdoor Social Security cut that would particularly disadvantage women and leave out most people who need paid leave.
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Ivanka Got Her Paid Parental Leave Hearing In Congress
Everyone agrees with the president's daughter that leave is necessary, but there's little consensus on policy.
Senator Duckworth Brings Her Baby To Work
Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) appeared on the Senate floor today with a special guest: her newborn daughter Maile.
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The Senate Shows It Cares About New Mothers, Assuming They're Senators
Lawmakers leaped into action to help Sen. Tammy Duckworth and her new baby. What about the millions of women still waiting for help?
McDonald’s Missed The Point Of International Women's Day
McDonald’s flipped its arches, but gesture does little to solve real problems facing women.
Here's Why Norway Is Consistently Rated The Best Place In The World To Live
By Christina Skreiberg, On assignment for HuffPost
"It really does feel as if Norwegian society invests in us," one resident says.
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Trump's Budget Takes From The Safety Net, Gives To The Military
Most of the proposals will be unpopular on Capitol Hill.
The Only Industrial Nation Without Parental Leave -- Worst Yet To Come?
Blogger and a freelance columnist
The USA, compared to other industrial nations, is among the worst in regard to protecting and improving the well-being of children and families.
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When Mom is an Addict, The Show Must Go On
Parenthood via adoption, sanity via caffeine, and relief via w...
It’s mid-July and the thermostat in my teaching trailer reads 85 degrees. Everything I am wearing—skirt, summer camp T-shirt
Rewrite the Rules: Crowdsourcing Better Paid Leave Policies
Founder and CEO, Geben Communication
The current rules around paid leave don't account for the realities of today's employees and families. Thankfully, rules
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Ikea Is Giving Its Employees Up To Four Months Of Paid Parental Leave
You'd be hard-pressed to find a plan this generous elsewhere in retail. At least in America.
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Chobani To Start Offering Paid Family Leave To All Its Employees
Man, woman; gay, straight; blue-collar, white-collar.
Working Mom Gets Emotional Surprise In Job Performance Review
Jessica O'Dowd recently returned to work after maternity leave.
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