Posts tagged "maternity leave"

Facebook Announces Four Months Paid Parental Leave For All Employees

Facebook CEO and Zillionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, recently got a lot of flack for announcing he was taking a whopping two months of paternity leave to help care for his baby…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Netflix Now Offering Unlimited Paid Maternity And Paternity Leave

Yesterday, Netflix announced that they would be offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave to new parents during the first year following their child’s birth or adoption. According to Tawni Cranz,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2015 - 10:45 am

Virgin Is Extending Its Amazing Maternity-Paternity Leave Policy To American Employees

Virgin Investment Group is working on extending fully-paid, 52-week maternity and paternity leave to its American workers.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 11, 2015 - 6:00 pm

76 Percent Of Ferguson Residents Are At The Mercy Of A Racist Police Force

The most shocking finding from the DOJ report on Ferguson is that more than 75 percent of Ferguson residents have standing arrest warrants.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Alabama’s Supreme Court Won’t Stop Gay Marriage In The State

Alabama’s Supreme Court decided not to impede gay marriages in the state. [New York Times]
Slate has a guide on best practices when writing about Bruce Jenner and gender…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 9, 2015 - 5:04 pm

President Obama Speaks Out In Support Of Paid Maternity Leave

President Obama spoke out yesterday in support of paid maternity leave and paid family leave. “There is only one developed country in the world that does not offer paid…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: 9 Gifts Mothers Really Deserve This Mother’s Day

Save the breakfast in bed, chocolate, flowers, and handmade macaroni necklaces. This Mother’s Day, I’m after something just a little bit more. On a day created to honor and respect…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Four Months Maternity Leave? We Wish!

Pop star Shakira gave birth to her son, Milan, back in January. Since then, she’s been hard at work promoting her new gig as a judge on the NBC show,…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 30, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Megyn Kelly Defends Maternity Leave In Unlikely Feminist Fox News Moment

Something, dare I say, feminist happened over at Fox News yesterday! Anchorwoman Megyn Kelly schooled her guest, jerkface/conservative talk radio host Mike Gallagher, for calling her three months’…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Poll: What Do You Think About Paternity Leave?

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Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Breastfeeding Is Like Slim Fast In Diapers, Says New PSA

Burning 500 calories a day without any cardiovascular exercise? Sign me up!

Oh wait, you mean I have to go through childbirth and then breastfeed a baby?

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2010 - 7:45 pm

This Is How We’d Like To Announce We’re Back From Maternity Leave

In case there was any doubt in your mind, Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima is back from maternity leave. Sure, she walked in the Louis Vuitton show a few…

Lily Q | April 27, 2010 - 3:40 pm

French Politician Returned To Work Five Days After C-Section

French Justice Minister Rachida Dati returned to work just five days after giving birth to her first child via C-section. This may seem like a commendable feat to some, but…

Annika Harris | January 16, 2009 - 5:00 pm