Posts tagged "parental leave"

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

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

Bill Introduced For National Paid Family Leave Policy

It’s about damn time.

The United States is one of only a few countries in the world that does not provide any sort of paid maternity leave. In…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2013 - 3:30 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

Australia Enacts Paid Parental Leave For Dads, Gay Couples

In America, we don’t have even have nationwide paid maternal leave. We just have the Family And Medical Leave Act, which ensures three months of unpaid job-protected leave for a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 3, 2012 - 9:40 am