The Connecticut Campaign for Paid Family Leave recently held a press conference to release its own recommendations to ensure that a possible system of paid family leave is fair and helps employees stay afloat financially when they need to take time off from work to care for themselves or a loved one.
When I return to work in early December, I will have a 3 month-old, a 4 year-old, zero sick time, and we’ll be entering the cold/flu season. This is ethically wrong and needs to be changed.
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Children with NF or other chronic illnesses are already fighting a long, terrifying battle. They need their mothers by their sides focusing on nothing but their care—not how they will pay the growing pile of bills.
If our social lives are consistently being simplified by a nationwide acceptance of new technologies year by year, why can’t this be the case for policies that benefit our careers and professional lives?
In the midst of what seems like a summer of political turmoil and regression, early last month the Obama administration proposed a progressive, LGBT-inclusive change to FMLA’s definition of “spouse.”
Too many workers are being forced to make choices that don’t make sense.
Unpaid leave is a challenge for most employees.