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6 Things Great Companies for Women Have in Common

Gender equality remains a topic at the forefront of discussion in 2016. A recent example being the headlines praising Robin Wright for demanding to be paid as much as her male House of Cards co-star....

Kate O'Brien
By    Kate O'Brien

5 Parental Leave Trends You Need to Know About

You already know about the so-called “arms race” in which companies are upping the ante on parental leave plans and other family-friendly benefits in an effort to recruit and retain today’s top...

Patrick Ball
By    Patrick Ball

Top 10 Ways Companies Make It Easier to Return from Maternity Leave

Coming back from maternity leave is an extra stressful time for working moms, so much so that many companies experience a high attrition rate among new moms returning from parental leave.  For many...

Liz Taurasi
By    Liz Taurasi

7 Companies with Innovative Parental Leave Policies

At times this year, it felt like companies were trying to one-up each other, offering more and more generous parental leave policies. The announcements rolled in one after another this summer,...

Patrick Ball
By    Patrick Ball

9 Tips for Working Moms Who Want to Keep Breastfeeding

Your maternity leave is winding down, you're preparing to transition back to work and suddenly it hits you: You're going to have to pump at the office. Until now, you've been breastfeeding your...

Great Companies for Working Parents

For employers competing for the best and brightest of today’s talent, family care benefits, like maternity leave, paternity leave and child care assistance, are no longer a “nice-to-have” work perk,...

Patrick Ball
By    Patrick Ball

What Maternity Leave or Paternity Leave Am I Entitled To?

This is it, you or your partner is pregnant or you are adopting a child. It’s all very exciting (and daunting!) and you want to know what your rights to maternity or paternity leave are.  You’ve got...

Avra Siegel
By    Avra Siegel

John Oliver Joins Rachel Zoe as Latest Champions for Working Moms

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver celebrated Mother’s Day by blasting the United States for its lack of a federal paid maternity leave policy. Oliver slammed politicians for their apparent hypocrisy...

Patrick Ball
By    Patrick Ball

Coping With Work Stress During Pregnancy

There’s nothing more exciting than finding out you’re pregnant. But for working moms-to-be, the news can very quickly lead to uncertainty around what to expect when you’re expecting at work. From...

Patrick Ball
By    Patrick Ball

What Working Moms-to-Be Need to Know About Managing Stress at Work

There’s nothing more existing or stressful than a pregnancy for working moms. But you can’t expect the world to stop just because you’re expecting. And, frankly, it shouldn’t.  With the right...

Patrick Ball
By    Patrick Ball

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