Nike Is The Latest Company To Ramp Up Parental Leave

Full-time U.S. employees of Nike Inc. <NKE.N> who are new parents or who are needed to care for sick family members are now eligible to receive eight weeks of paid leave, the world’s biggest sportswear company said on Wednesday. Birth mothers are now eligible for a minimum of 14 paid…

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The Privilege of Maternity Leave: What the NICU Taught Me

I’ve always been a planner — building spreadsheets and crossing items off my to-do list. So when I became pregnant, I naturally sought to plan every last detail so that I would be fully prepared by the time the baby arrived. I gathered lists of friends’ product recommendations, bought every…

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Banks Won’t Give Mortgages To Women On Maternity Leave

In midst of a handful of settlements, the Department of Justice and the Department of Housing and Urban development HUD) is making it very clear that banks are not to discriminate against pregnant women or women on maternity leave. View full post on Parents – The Huffington Post #pso #htcs…

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Celebrating 10 Years of Paid Family Leave in California — Now Let’s Get the Word Out!

Parenthood is an utterly unique experience, full of firsts: your baby’s first coo, first smile, first grasp of your hand. I’ve been lucky enough to experience those firsts four times over and know that this awesome privilege includes a solemn responsibility: to raise healthy, conscious and compassionate children who will…

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