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J. Javornik on New Shared Parental Leave Rules in the UK: Are Employers Ready For The Change?

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J. Javornik on New Shared Parental Leave Rules in the UK: Are Employers Ready For The Change?
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The Conversation UK
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Jana Javornik/University of Leeds

New provisions allowing parents to share parental leave come into force in the UK this year. These will be available to parents in England, Scotland and Wales who will give birth to or adopt a child after April 5 next year.

Why TED Has Given All Of Its Employees A Mandatory Two-Week Summer Vacation

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Why TED Has Given All Of Its Employees A Mandatory Two-Week Summer Vacation
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Fast Company

Here's an idea worth spreading: Enforced time off. Now, go share this with your boss.

Are you a ‘Work Martyr?’

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Are you a ‘Work Martyr?’
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Washington Post

"Never take vacation? Dread the pile up of work if you do? Feel no one can do your job if you leave? That you’re indispensable? Or worse, do you worry that if you take a break, no one will think you really are?"

Youtube's CEO is About to Take the Highest-Profile Maternity Leave Since Marissa Mayer

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Youtube's CEO is About to Take the Highest-Profile Maternity Leave Since Marissa Mayer
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Fast Company

"This week, new YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki revealed in an interview with Re/code that she is expecting her fifth child in December. As she recently told Fast Company, work and motherhood are inextricably linked for her, and she associates each of her children with a milestone at Google, where she was employee number 16."

Daimler Employees Can Set Emails to Auto-Delete During Vacation

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Daimler Employees Can Set Emails to Auto-Delete During Vacation
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The Atlantic

Workers can look forward to coming back to an inbox exactly as they'd left it

When Will the Senate Get Serious About Paid Family Leave?

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When Will the Senate Get Serious About Paid Family Leave?
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BlogHer

Is Going on Vacation Becoming Too Much Work?

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Is Going on Vacation Becoming Too Much Work?
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NBS News

16 Dads 16 Experiences: This Is What Paternity Leave Looks Like in 2014

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16 Dads 16 Experiences: This Is What Paternity Leave Looks Like in 2014
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Fathers, Work and Family (http://FathersWorkandFamily.com)
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Scott Behson, PhD

16 Dads 16 Experiences: This Is What Paternity Leave Looks Like in 2014

A few weeks ago, I asked a group of fathers to share the stories of their paternity leaves (or lack thereof). A few had very supportive employers with generous policies, some had nightmare situations that led to them find employment elsewhere, and most were unsupported and left to rely on their accumulated time off. Here’s a round-up, with my thoughts at the end.

Understanding Vacation and Sick Leave in Arizona

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Blog
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Understanding Vacation and Sick Leave in Arizona
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Arizona Mature Workforce Initiative blog
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ASU Work-Life Law and Policy Clinic

Latest Research: Why Everyone Should Take Vacation

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Latest Research: Why Everyone Should Take Vacation
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Washington Post
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