Latest Parental leave Stories

2014-06-09 00:21:07

Boston College Center for Work & Family Study Explores Dads' Views on Paternity Leave, and Corporate and Country Policies and Programs CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than...

2013-09-13 23:24:35

This article discusses the importance of employers setting policies and taking the necessary precautions to ensure that they do not violate any federal or state laws when terminating an employee. (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Pozzuolo Rodden P.C., Philadelphia Business Attorneys, announces the release of "How an Employer Can Protect Itself When Terminating an Employee on Maternity Leave". Below is a sample of the first couple of paragraphs. If you would like to read more, please...

2012-10-11 04:00:46

A two-part infographic series from Mercer that examines how parental leave policies vary around the world. (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 For many parents, paid leave and work-family support after childbirth or adoption greatly affect their families´ health and financial wellbeing. Over the years, governments have instituted parental leave policies to promote gender equality in the workplace, increase birth rates and encourage the long-term social benefits of parent-child bonding. Even where...

2012-06-25 21:21:41

The cash-for-care benefit paid to Norwegian mothers so that they can stay at home with small children means they may quickly fall behind in the world of work, according to recent research. Carried out for a PhD at the University of Stavanger (UiS), this study shows that many women also work reduced hours up to two years after their entitlement to the benefit ends. This finding could be important for other countries considering policies which either encourage or discourage mothers to...

2012-06-14 23:00:42

All Californians with individual/family health insurance will have maternity added July 1st. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 BenefitPackets.com, California´s designated Premier Partner & Managing General Agency for Anthem Blue Cross is working to educate individuals and families including those on Medicare about the constantly changing health insurance market on both the federal level as well as California state specific. http://www.benefitpackages.com, California´s...

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