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Paid Maternal Leave

Why Groupon Makes Gift-Giving Something Of A Joke

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Gabrielle Burton

Some people think Mother's Day has become too commercial, and there are always those cranks around still harping on the US lagging behind other developed countries in providing high quality early child care, don't get them started on paid maternal leave or unequal pay for women. Not me: I'm all for mothers getting anything they can, bring it on, I mean, really, just make sure to give them enough stuff on Mother's Day to get them through the other 364 days of childcare without that village that never shows up to help.

The Other Conversation We Need To Have About Pregnancy And Work

Christina Huffington | Posted 12.13.2012 | Women

Pregnant women face numerous challenges at work -- discrimination in hiring and the absence of federally mandated maternity leave, to name two. Howeve...

Stop the War on Mothers

Ellen Bravo | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

I love the image of conservatives hiding behind the flag of motherhood to protect themselves against charges of gender insensitivity. It's like kids who move the couch to cover up a stain and hope no one will notice.

Paid Parental Leave Lacking In U.S.

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Americans often take pride in ways their nation differs from others. But one distinction – lack of a nationwide policy of paid ...