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How I survived my first semester as assistant prof (with a new baby)

First of all, the job as assistant professor is all mine, but the baby is very much shared with my husband.

Earlier this year I gave birth to a baby boy and two months later I started my new position as an assistant professor in biology at… 538 more words

How Did These Graduate Students Improve Their Working Conditions? They Went on Strike!

(from the Nation, by Michelle Chen) On their campus set amid the idyllic northwestern woodlands, graduate students at the University of Oregon stepped out of their classrooms and onto… 128 more words

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The F Word

No, not that one. Although, to be honest, that one sometimes feels more socially acceptable. I mean feminism. Generally speaking I keep politics out of my blog. 1,877 more words

Daddy Day Care - Shared Parental Leave Becomes Law

Last week rights to allow parents to share parental leave became law.

Here is the BBC News item regarding the law change.  The headline in The Telegraph was – … 376 more words

Kids

Shared Parental Leave: what do new family-friendly rights actually mean for employers?

Amy Clarke

On the 1st December, the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014 came into force and will apply to families whose baby is born after April 2015. 1,068 more words

Maternity

Shared Parental Leave Regulations Now In Force

The new shared parental leave and pay scheme in the Children and Families Act 2014 came into force on Monday 1st December. However, this scheme and other provisions will only apply where the expected week of childbirth (or adoption), is on, or after 5 April 2015. 210 more words

Employment Law

New Shared Parental Leave Rights Come into Force

Blink and you’ll miss it. That’s how quickly paternity leave passes for most men. The standard one-two weeks leave is hardly enough time to help settle your new baby into a routine, or to get to know him or her. 250 more words

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