Women At Work

  • Mom Fired For Daughter's Pinkeye Infection

    Mom Fired For Daughter's Pinkeye Infection

    The story of Dena Lockwood of Chicago, age 39, generated a lot of buzz. Dena, a single mother working to support her two children, was let go from a job she had held for two years, only minutes after telling her boss that she had to stay home and care for her daughter, Lily, who was sick with pinkeye.... Continue Reading

  • How to Prepare for Maternity Leave

    I'm no genius, but I'm going to assume that most people are not best friends with their bosses. Sure, they might like each other, but they're not going to be included in the wedding party. (They might be lucky to get an invite to the reception.) Yet, when a woman finds out she's going to have a baby, the... Continue Reading