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Why the U.S. Desperately Needs a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

Why the U.S. Desperately Needs a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

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from On The Fence

Quote (Robert Shaw)

Show your children love, care and compassion. So that they will turn out right and not be looking for it in the wrong people/places.

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from WIRED

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.

from nytimes.com

San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave

San Francisco became the first city in the United States to approve six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents — mothers and fathers, including same-sex couples, who either bear or adopt a child. (Photo: Jim Wilson/The New York Times)

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from CNN

Dads cherish Sweden's parental leave - CNN.com

Dads cherish Sweden's parental leave || When photographer JOHAN BAVMAN became a father for the first time, he took more than a passing wonder about how his native Sweden is said to be the most generous nation on Earth for parental leave | He immersed himself in fatherhood -- twice over, you might say

Sweden has some of the most generous parental leave on Earth, and these new dads are taking advantage of it.

from The Huffington Post

The Dismal State Of Parental Leave In The U.S. Made Clear In One Chart

Working parents in the U.S. are faced with a difficult reality from the moment their babies are born: There's no mandated paid parental leave. As of now, mothers can take 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act -...

from MONEY.com

These Are the Companies With the Best Parental Leave Policies

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Reddit and other tech companies are leading the way in generous paid parental leave policies.

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from Science of Us

The Case for Taking Parental Leave When Your Kids Are Teenagers

The Case for Taking Parental Leave When Your Kids Are Teenagers Research suggests adolescence is when parental involvement can really make a difference.

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