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Fearful Women Shun Maternity Leave, Study Reveals

Fearful Women Shun Maternity Leave, Study Reveals

America is the only modern, industrialized country that does not offer paid maternity leave to new mothers. And in the U.S., 51 percent of new mothers lack paid leave from their employers. Now, a new study finds that many of those women who do have maternity leave from employers aren't using it in full. The... Read More »

FMLA 20 Years Later: Paid Maternity Leave Now A Rare Benefit

FMLA 20 Years Later: Paid Maternity Leave Now A Rare Benefit

When Bill Clinton signed the Federal Medical Leave Act into law in 1993, it was hailed as a triumph for women and families. The FMLA permitted most workers to take three months of unpaid leave when seriously ill, or to care for a baby or sick relative. But 20 years later, optimism has been replaced with... Read More »

Employers Reduce Flexibility Offered To Working Parents, Study Finds

Employers Reduce Flexibility Offered To Working Parents, Study Finds

A major study shows that companies are cutting voluntary parental leave which provides the flexibility that they sometimes need to manage major life changes. Read More »

Supreme Court Rules Workers Can't Sue States For Sick Leave

Supreme Court Rules Workers Can't Sue States For Sick Leave

By Jesse J. Holland WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states can't be sued under the Family and Medical Leave Act for refusing to give an employee time off to recover from an illness. One justice said the decision "dilutes the force" of the law that allows millions of working Americans time... Read More »

Mother Fired After Taking Time Off To Give Her Son A Kidney -- Put Back On Salary

Mother Fired After Taking Time Off To Give Her Son A Kidney -- Put Back On Salary

[UPDATE: Sept. 15] The Philadelphia aviation school has agreed to resume paying Claudia Rendon, the women the company fired last week for taking time off to donate one of her kidneys to her ailing son. Aviation Institute of Maintenance has already filled Rendon's post, but has agreed to pay her salary until... Read More »

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