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Parental Leave

  1. parenthood
    People Aren’t Having Kids Because It’s Way Too Expensive“A lot of people, especially communities of color, can’t really afford that now.”
  2. pregnancy
    Pre-Baby Maternity Leave Is the Strangest VacationIt’s the last chance to [fill in the blank] before the baby comes.
  3. bearing children
    Bearing Children: How to Bring Your Baby to the Office for a VisitFirst, don’t expect it to be fun (for you).
  4. parenthood
    British Men Aren’t Taking Their Parental LeaveFewer than one percent of men in the U.K. are taking advantage of the country’s shared-parental-leave offering.
  5. parenthood
    Breastfeeding Employees File Complaint Against Frontier AirlinesTwo flight attendants say they had to take unpaid leave to keep breastfeeding.
  6. parenthood
    What Do Working Families Need Even More Than Paid Leave?It starts with a “c” and ends with “care,” according to the New York Times.
  7. working parents
    Airline Employees Are Asking for Pregnancy and Lactation AccommodationsThe airline industry falls into a tricky place when it comes to protections for pregnancy and new parenthood.
  8. Why We Still Don’t Have Paid Parental LeaveAmericans disagree about how to make it happen.
  9. More Than Half of British Women Stop Breastfeeding by Two Months, New Data ShowsA new survey highlights breastfeeding challenges in England.
  10. parental leave
    U.S. Parental Leave Is Worsening in Some Ways, Says a New SurveryThe number of companies offering full pay has dropped.
  11. maternity leave around the world
    New Law Gives Indian Mothers 26 Weeks of Paid Maternity LeaveThe new law adds 14 weeks — fully paid — to the existing 12.
  12. the politics of motherhood
    Can Parental Leave Be Too Long?Long leaves in Europe make some people think so, according to a report by Bloomberg.
  13. The Number of American Women Taking Maternity Leave Hasn’t Changed in 22 YearsAnd half of all women are still not getting paid leave.
  14. These Top U.S. Companies Don’t Guarantee Paid Family LeaveA new report looked at family-leave policies of 60 major companies.
  15. parental leave
    Women Are Literally Begging for Parental LeaveA plea from two mothers who lost babies in day care.
  16. Twitter Is the Latest Company to Offer Paid Family LeaveThe benefit is available to either parent.
  17. This Group Is Shaming Companies Into Treating Parents BetterEleven NYC creative firms pledge to provide parental leave, and call for others to do the same.
  18. parental leave
    Etsy Announces New Half-Year Paid-Parental-Leave PolicyAnother private company picks up the slack for our government.
  19. equal pay for equal chores
    Can Better Policies Make Men Share the Housework?Household socialism is easier said than done.
  20. dads
    Lessons From Norway May Help Nudge American Dads Into Taking Paternity LeaveIt isn’t as simple as offering generous policies. Working dads still have to take them.
  21. love and war
    Gillibrand Calls for Paid Leave in MLK Speech“These burdens are even higher in African-American communities.”
  22. today in ugh
    Dads More Likely to Take Parental Leave for Their Strapping Baby BoysCome on, dudes.
  23. everyday sexism
    Men Want Their Parental Leave, Too, Damn ItMore and more of them are suing to get it — and winning.
  24. having it all
    Men Not Interested in Paternity Leave“Men who are active caregivers get teased and insulted more at work.” 
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