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2012-01-19 20:49:03

With a growing need for family-friendly workplace policies, a new study commissioned by the National Partnership for Women & Families, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, concludes that providing paid family leave to workers leads to positive economic outcomes for working families, businesses and the public.

2011-10-04 18:07:19

European politicians who want women to have more children should consider the Swedish model with subsidised child care and paid parental leave.

2011-08-17 16:25:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, today announces the publication of the ABA/BNA 2011 Cumulative Supplement to The Family and Medical Leave Act.

2011-07-11 21:04:02

Rural workers have less access to sick leave, forcing them to choose between caring for themselves or family members, and losing pay or perhaps even their jobs when faced with an illness.

2011-07-11 09:52:00

CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 41 percent of employees say they are driving less or combining trips to lighten the burden of rising gas prices, according to a Tell It Now(SM) poll released today from ComPsych Corporation.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.