When Kim Donoghue, 35, and her husband moved to New Mexico, she knew she wanted to seek out a new job as quickly as doable. Her husband was in a PhD program, so he was solely incomes a stipend on the time, and likewise, they had been anticipating their first youngster. After months and months of job searching, Donoghue lastly ...

By Dr. Harvey Karp 4 minute Learn Democrats not too long ago returned 4 weeks of paid parental leave to President Biden’s proposed social spending invoice, which is at present being thought of by Congress.  The coverage was initially dropped from the laws as a result of opponents stated we couldn’t afford to provide this small cushion to new mother ...

By most accounts, this appeared to be the yr {that a} federal paid household leave coverage would lastly develop into a actuality. The pandemic had been probably the most highly effective indicator but that American staff—only 23% of whom had entry to paid leave—desperately wanted the monetary assist. Many low-wage staff, who’re disproportionately individuals of coloration, couldn’t take sick days ...

Final 12 months, following the start of my first child, I went on maternity leave: for 18 weeks, I absolutely disconnected from my job because the CEO of Entrance, the corporate I cofounded 7 years prior. Startup knowledge says that one of the best ways to succeed at your job is to make your self out of date. Supposedly, in ...