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Best Companies for Working Parents

Politics As Usual: How the Federal Government Fails Working Parents

Rachael Ellison, MA | Posted 04.19.2015 | Parents
Rachael Ellison, MA

Change is hard and good policies aren't enough in a culture that doesn't prioritize caregiving. For a glimpse into the challenges of creating a truly family-friendly culture we only need to look to America's largest employer -- the federal government.

What I Want U.S. Companies to Know About Maternity Leave

Emily Crocker Skyrm | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Emily Crocker Skyrm

There are some high-level executives, business owners and heads of HR out there who just don't get it. They don't get the life cycle of a new mother and they don't get that the way things are going now in the world of maternity leave is costing businesses money and resources.

American Business Should Take the Lead on Paid Parental Leave

David Hanrahan | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business
David Hanrahan

The state of parental leave in the U.S. sucks. As these charts show, the U.S. is one of only three countries (the other two are Oman and Papua New Guinea) to not mandate some level of paid parental leave at the federal level.

Why Caregiver Discrimination Is Bad for Business

Rachael Ellison, MA | Posted 12.15.2014 | Parents
Rachael Ellison, MA

In order to create or sustain family friendly workplaces, you need buy-in from organizational leadership, effective manager training, and employee accountability. Most companies don't have all three, and as a result they lose their top talent. And, it's costing them a fortune.

The 10 Best Companies That Support Working Parents

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.18.2014 | Parents

This week, Working Mother magazine released its list of "100 Best Companies of 2014" to recognize the companies that "have set the standard for work l...

The 10 Best Companies For Working Moms

Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents

Working Mother magazine has released its 27th list of the best companies for moms who work outside the home. According to the magazine, the 100 busin...