Tag Archives: paternity leave

Chart of the Day: The many ways the US fails working families

TweetToday the White House is convening a Summit on Working Families, so it’s a good time for your regular reminder that the US’s policies for working families are the absolute worst. Seriously, whatever policy recommendations the President makes today, they will be an improvement. The US is just one of three countries with no guaranteed [...]
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Tweet   Disney undermines a heroine in 4 steps. Edie Windsor, patron saint of modern love. “By August, all they could talk about was Tinder.” Malala wants to be Prime Minister. Ohio’s new abortion restrictions cross the line of legality. The hidden war against gay teens. The government shutdown will hurt survivors of domestic violence. [...]
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Australia to implement paid paternal leave next year

TweetYesterday, Australian Minister for Families, Community Services, and Indigenous Reform Jenny Macklin made a big announcement: starting in 2013, the Australian government will be providing paid paternal leave so that new fathers can take more time off from work to take care of their kids. The scheme is clearly designed to make it more culturally [...]
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