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Teachers Shouldn't Have To Hoard Sick Days To Invent Maternity Leave
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We dedicate our lives to taking care of other people’s children, but when it’s time to have our own, we have to fend for ourselves.
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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?
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5 Realities Of Heading Back To Work After Having A Baby (And Why Some Of Them Don't Suck)
Creator of Selfies to Selfless
Eating lunch while it’s still hot is amazing. AH.MAZING.
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Ivanka Trump Is Not To Blame For Her Dad's Terrible Policies
Sure, she's bad at her job. But that's not the same as complicity.
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A Mother's Day Gift To Help Working Families
Nancy K. Kaufman
National Council of Jewish Women CEO
More than 41 million private-sector workers in the U.S. cannot earn a single paid sick day.
Mothers Don’t Need Greeting Cards And Chocolate—We Need Real Reform
Senior Advisor, People For the American Way
This is a crisis in our country, one that our leaders urgently need to address.
Sean Spicer Defends Removing Maternity Leave From Health Care Bill
Press Secretary Sean Spicer defends eliminating essential benefits protections such as maternity leave from the American Health Care Act.
National Partnership for Women and Families
Surreal PSA Shows Why One Woman Chose To Stay Pregnant For 5 Years
Watch this video from the National Partnership for Women and Families.
Rewrite the Rules: Crowdsourcing Better Paid Leave Policies
Founder and CEO, Geben Communication
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American Express To Offer 5 Months Of Paternity And Maternity Leave
The company’s hourly customer care reps are also included in the new policy.
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Paid Family Leave Supports Parents And Children And Helps Build Healthier Communities
Cristina is the Executive Director of the Colorado Organizatio...
This time of year it is no surprise when we wake up with the sniffles or our child comes home with a cold. The problem is
A Black, Queer Single Mother On Why I Am Proud To Use The Term 'Single Mother By Choice'
C. Nicole Mason
Executive Director, Center for Research and Policy in the Publ...
I use the term single-mother-by-choice because it disrupts dominant narratives about motherhood and about who can be mothers on their own terms.
'If Men Breastfed' Video Shows A Very Different Experience For Working Dads
"Women deserve better."
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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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Here's One Progressive Cause That Might Not Wither In The Trump Era
There’s still hope and momentum behind paid parental and sick leave.
Women on maternity leave need support. Emissaries is building them a village.
A personalized, week-by-week newsletter from planning a pregna...
Working Mom Gets Emotional Surprise In Job Performance Review
Jessica O'Dowd recently returned to work after maternity leave.
Expecting a Baby? Know Your Workplace Rights
New York Legal Assistance Group
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