Here are five misconceptions about the new Federal Employee Paid Leave Act and what you really need to know, including who is covered and much more.
Posts Tagged: maternity leave
People work, life happens, people have kids and need to have flexible leave options when they do. How can employers in 2018 do better when it comes to innovating and improving parental leave policies?
The White House recently announced its budget for the upcoming year. One interesting line item had to do with paid parental leave. Specifically, the new budget proposes funding six weeks of paid leave for any new parents. There’s some discussion about whether the plan is valid for economic and logistical reasons. Nevertheless, it raises aRead… Read more »
Returning to work after an extended absence is always hard. You have to get your mind back in the office mode, readjust to a stricter schedule, and figure out how to meet your personal obligations with less time on your hands. Then, consider if you’re a new mother. You have a whole new person toRead… Read more »
Harvard Business School recently polled their alumni as part of their gender initiative. One finding was particularly interesting: About 37 percent of millennial women plan on interrupting their career to have children. That’s compared to 28 percent of Generation X women and 17 percent of baby boomers. In a time when more people are talkingRead… Read more »
Is it better for women in the private sector? That was the question posed by a young govie to GovLoop’s CEO Steve Ressler at a recent event. It’s a simple question, but unfortunately the answer is not so straightforward. First, comparing the private sector to the entire public sector is like comparing 12 kinds ofRead… Read more »