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“Having it All?”—The Wrong Question for Most Women

It’s high time to bring workplaces into the twenty-first century, where more than 60 percent of mothers in our country are the primary or co-primary breadwinners.

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The Ongoing Struggle To Balance Career And Family

From the Diane Rehm Show: The Ongoing Struggle to Balance Career and Family Working mothers have long struggled to balance career and family. Diane and her guests look at defining success and happiness, and whether it’s gotten easier to have

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End Unchecked Use of ‘Job Killer’ Allegations

New study shows media repeated right wing’s ‘job killer’ allegations without verification.

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How to Honor Our Fathers

“Having family leave with the twins made me appreciate mothers more, made me spend more time with the babies than I ever was able to before and be more relaxed having this quality time with them.”

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Who Cares For – and About – Sick Kids?

If you care about children, you must pay attention to what is happening to their parents at work.

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‘When Workers Work Sick, It’s Unhealthy for All of Us’: New York’s Battle for Paid Sick Leave

The U.S. is the only rich country in the world that fails to guarantee workers some form of paid sick leave. June 7, 2012   By Jin Zhao At 3am on a November day last year, Eudocio Alvarado, a 58-year-old

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The business benefits of earned sick time

Guest Column By Dean Cycon and John Abrams When we started our Massachusetts-based businesses, South Mountain Company in 1975 and Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee in 1993, we knew that the success of our business depended on the skills, health and

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Paid Sick Days Act makes business sense, says report by Small Business United

Having loyal workers outweighs costs, prevents risk to public health, survey finds Albor Ruiz Right now, in New York, the greatest city in the world, more than a million working people don’t get paid if they get sick. Even worse,

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Get a Glimpse Behind the Kitchen Door

We can’t eat healthy when we don’t know what’s happening Behind the Kitchen Doors.

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Tell Walmart to Stop Firing Workers for Being Sick!

Walmart workers fighting back against hypocrisy that lets high execs off the hook for illegal behavior, yet fires workers for being sick.

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