"It's so tempting to attribute the paucity of women in STEM to pipeline problems or personal choices. But it's time to listen to women scientists: they think the issue is gender bias, and an increasing amount of research supports that view."
A new IWPR analysis finds that while the number of college students raising children has been growing—and more than one in four college students (4.8 million undergraduate students) are parents—campus-based child care has been declining. Campus child care has decreased most dramatically at community colleges where nearly half (45 percent) of all students with children are enrolled.
Employment lawyers and HR professionals now have a go-to reference for issues involving employees with family caregiving obligations: Family Responsibilities Discrimination by Cynthia Thomas Calvert, Joan C.
Students in Dr. Stephen Sweet’s Sociology of Work and Family course at Ithaca College were encouraged to write editorials on how job tensions affect families. The blog posts in this “Millennial Voice” series were identified by their instructor and peers as offering poignant appraisals of what needs to change and why. Today’s post was written by Olivia Abry.
The study reviews national law and practice on both maternity and paternity at work in 185 countries and territories including leave, benefits, employment protection, health protection, breastfeeding arrangements at work and childcare.