When Australia passed a parental leave law in 2010, it left the U.S. as the only industrialized nation not to mandate paid leave for mothers of newborns. Most of the rest of the world has paid maternity leave policies, too; Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea are the only other countries that do not.
The Dismal State Of Parental Leave In The U.S. Made Clear In One Chart
Chart Of Parental Leave Around The World Shows Depressing Truth About The U.S. - (This is the most comprehensive chart on paid maternity and paid paternity leave around the world I've seen. You may want to think about living in Croatia or Iceland…)
Taking parental leave from your job to stay home with a new baby? That can be hard on the wallet. Here are 12 ways to help you get by.
‘I Got Zero Paid Leave After Having A Baby—Here’s What It Was Like’
Read about seven women and their real-life experiences with parental leave (or lack thereof).
Etsy Offers Half-A-Year Paid Leave in Tech Parental Perks Race
Hey Male CEOs Its Your Turn to Take Parental Leave - For workers to fully embrace parental leave we need male CEOs to step up. The post Hey Male CEOs Its Your Turn to Take Parental Leave appeared first on WIRED.
The Penalty That Working Moms Pay For Having A Kid Starts Right Here
How one reverend’s big business-backed crusade altered the political landscape. The following is an adapted excerpt from Kevin Kruse's new book, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (Basic Books,