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New Report: Raising Expectations - A State by State Look at Leave Laws and Call to Action

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Report
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New Report: Raising Expectations - A State by State Look at Leave Laws and Call to Action
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National Partnership for Women & Families
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Jessica Mason/National Partnership for Women & Families

 

The National Partnership is pleased to release Raising Expectation: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Working Family Caregivers (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/issues/work-family/raising-expectatio...). This fifth edition of our comprehensive report maps the policies that states have enacted to support working people, and grades each state based on what it has - or hasn't yet - done to expand FMLA protections or offer paid sick days or paid family and medical leave for private and public sector workers.

Conversation with Wharton Alum Neil Blumenthal, Founder of Warby Parker, About Sacred Time

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Interview
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Conversation with Wharton Alum Neil Blumenthal, Founder of Warby Parker, About Sacred Time
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Work and Life Podcast

New Children's Book About Working Moms

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Book
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New Children's Book About Working Moms
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Michelle Travis Press Release

Author and law professor Michelle Travis just published a children's picture book that pays homage to working moms by celebratiing the work that women do both inside and outside of the home. The book is called, My Mom Has Two Jobs. More information is available at https://michelletravis.net/my-mom-has-two-jobs/.

Single Parents in a Gendered Triple Bind

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Blog
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Single Parents in a Gendered Triple Bind
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Social Europe

International Women’s Day (March 8) is the time when we celebrate and advance the rights of women and girls across the globe. A time to remind ourselves too of single parents and how they independently care for their children. And discuss the ways in which we can best support them.

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

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News Article
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Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
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New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

Fashion-Forward? How about Family-Forward?

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News Article
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Fashion-Forward? How about Family-Forward?
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New York Times
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Judi Casey

"I have come to believe smaller is better," Mr. Rodriguez, 57, said. He wasn't really talking about clothes. He was talking about work/life balance. It's an unusual topic in fashion, where the choices between the professional and the personal have rarely been part of the industry conversation the way they have in other sectors, like finance and law. For an industry that prides itself on being on the vanguard of social change, it's another way in which fashion lags behind.

New Infographic: The Average Day of Low-Income Latino Parents

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Infographic
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New Infographic: The Average Day of Low-Income Latino Parents
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released a

Stew Friedman Talks with Josh Levs, Paternity Leave Champion

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Interview
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Stew Friedman Talks with Josh Levs, Paternity Leave Champion
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Work and Life Podcast

Julie Lythcott-Haims: How To Raise an Adult

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Interview
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Julie Lythcott-Haims: How To Raise an Adult
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Work and Life Podcast
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