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Maryland Parental Leave Act for Small Employers

Maryland’s Parental Leave Act (PLA) became effective October 1, 2014.  The PLA requires small employers, with between 15 and 49 employees in Maryland, to provide an unpaid leave of absence to employees for the birth of a child or the placement of a child for adoption or foster care. 125 more words

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Shared Parental Leaves in UK - 63% said they were either interested or very interested

Employee interest in shared parental leave (SPL) will be much higher than originally forecast by the government, according to research by law firm Linklaters.

Linklaters surveyed 250 recent parents and parents-to-be working in FTSE 100 companies about SPL, which comes into force on 1 December 2014. 87 more words

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Acas guidance on new shared parental leave rules

Acas have issued a new guide to help employers and employees to understand the practicalities of the Shared Parental Leave (SPL) Regulations.

The operation of the new rules, which apply to parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015, and to parents of children placed for adoption from that date, have raised concerns among employers about administrative difficulties, such as managing employee requests to alternate leave multiple times between parents. 45 more words

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On What Donna Said About Quitting Work to Stay Home

I’ve been thinking a bit more than usual this past week about the whole working and parenting and keeping it all together part of my life. 1,011 more words

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Acas guidance on new shared parental leave rules

Acas have issued a new guide to help employers and employees to understand the practicalities of the Shared Parental Leave (SPL) Regulations.

The operation of the new rules, which apply to parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015, and to parents of children placed for adoption from that date, have raised concerns among employers about administrative difficulties, such as managing employee requests to alternate leave multiple times between parents. 45 more words

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Video: November 2014 To The Contrary Appearance

I appeared as a panelist on this week’s episode of To The Contrary, and discussed the 2014 election results, paid parental leave and advancing women in the workplace, and women as peacemakers. 9 more words

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