Posts tagged "working mom"

Australian Company Offers Double Pay To Moms Who Return To Work

As an incentive for working mothers not to drop out of the workforce, the Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is offering double pay for new moms for their first six weeks back from maternity leave. The double-pay incentive is on top of IAG's 14 weeks paid maternity leave after giving birth or adopting a child, plu…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 20, 2012

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 this is sending a rather scary message to moms and working women, in general: You must be a "Super Indestructible Mom."…

By: Annika Harris / January 16, 2009

Quickies!: Lady Gaga To Tour U.S. Solo, Ryan Seacrest Rejected At Globes, Working-Mom Guilt

Lady Gaga will kick off her solo North American tour in March. Get your tickets now before Christina Aguilera jacks them all to do image research. [Perez Hilton] The answers to our celebrity breast implant quiz are (clockwise from top left): Pamela Anderson, Lil' Kim, Tara Reid and Heidi Montag.

By: Annika Harris / January 12, 2009

Sexism Still Pays Off For Men

Growing up, my mom and dad shared the responsibility of bringing home the bacon…well, the proverbial bacon -- we’re Jewish. Anyway, my mom was a realtor and good at her job, but I’ll never forget her main competitor. His wife didn’t work and he was a jerk, the kind of guy who used too much…

By: Simcha / September 24, 2008