Jessica talks about how having 6 weeks of fully paid maternity leave gave her piece of mind while bonding with her new baby.
While my maternity leave experience was better than those who receive no paid time off after birth, it would have help immensely if I had received a higher percentage of my wages and had more weeks of paid time off.
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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.”