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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Maternity Leave
Anti-Vaxxers and parents who fail or cannot vaccinate their children spread otherwise preventable sicknesses

Rhetoric Seldom Matches Reality Of Motherhood

The heartbreaking truth is that mothers without paid maternity leave try, try, try — too often without help and without hope, too. They are never able to get ahead, and their children start out behind. This, from the country that President Barack Obama declared during Tuesday’s State of the Union address to be “the most powerful nation on earth, period.”

January 14, 2016
Choosing Between The Elderly And Disabled And Kids

U.S. Alone Among Western Countries On Lack Of Paid Maternity Leave, U.N. Finds

By John Zarocostas, McClatchy Foreign Staff GENEVA — The United States is the only Western country — and one of only three in the world — that does not provide some kind of monetary payment to new mothers who’ve taken maternity leave from their jobs, a new U.N. study reports. Two other countries share the U.S. […]

May 13, 2014
Tim Armstrong

AOL’s CEO Proves Women And Children Make Easy Scapegoats In The Workplace

The law has put maternity care on an equal footing with other health benefits for decades — but some executives still haven’t caught up. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong recently ignited a firestorm of criticism when he announced the company would be restructuring its retirement benefits. Armstrong explained that the financial burden of Obamacare and the deliveries of […]

February 14, 2014