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What the Overworked and Underemployed Have in Common
Founder and President, Robin Hardman Communications
The overworked, the underworked. The Great Divide. It's odd to wrap the phrase "work-life" around the situations of these two groups of people, yet it does apply to both. Each ultimately comes down to a lack of control over one's own time.
NYC Shows the Way on Pregnant Workers' Rights
Co-Founder & Co-President, A Better Balance: The Work and ...
What You May Not Expect When You're Expecting
As exciting as all the considerations may be, they often distract from the more daunting task of navigating the workplace while expecting: sad to say, this is the dark underbelly of pregnancy in the United States.
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Founding director, Center for WorkLife Law; Distinguished prof...
Expectant mothers risk losing their jobs, their babies or both when employers deny them pregnancy accommodations at work.
The Women's Equality Act: A No Brainer for New York
Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
The legislation is testament that we cannot parse out women's rights, drop by drop. It is recognition that if New York doesn't legislate against discrimination, it in effect condones inequality.
Pregnant and Pushed into Poverty
CEO, National Diaper Bank Network
Dina would be happier if laws were strengthened to the point where employers would be discouraged from even trying to discriminate against pregnant and parenting women.
A Vote on Paid Sick Leave in May
David R. Jones, Esq.
President and CEO, Community Service Society of New York
A bill on paid sick leave has been reintroduced in New York's City Council with 35 sponsors and seems certain to pass if it reaches the floor in May. The major opponents are businesses.
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