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CJAD's Gang of Four discusses cuts to parental leave

Anne Lagacé-Dowson, Robert Green and Trudy Mason discuss cuts to parental leave and the Couillard government’s austerity agenda.

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Parental leave

On 1 July 2014, the rates for paid parental leave increased.  If you’re self-employed or an employee and eligible for paid parental leave, you may receive up to a maximum of $504.10 a week before tax.  108 more words


Shared Parental Leave

Employees who are expecting or adopting a child on or after 5 April 2015 can request shared parental leave. While the legislation is not expected to come into effect until 1 December 2014 we have set out the key points below so that employers can prepare for one the biggest changes in employment law in recent times: 591 more words


Panel: Women workers making gains in Minnesota, but work toward equity remains

On the 94th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., a panel of three state lawmakers from the East Metro discussed the gains women workers in Minnesota made with passage of the Women’s Economic Security Act this year – and the work for equality that remains to be done. 660 more words



Today is the end, the last day, my final chance. I did not do it all. I have not achieved everything I hoped to do. I tried. 1,133 more words


Masculinities Mondays: 11th of August 2014

It’s a bit of a mixed bag this week, but here’s what’s been going on in terms of gender and masculinities around the world this week: 686 more words

The Nanny State Shouldn't Baby Working Parents

by Elizabeth Nolan Brown

“Can family leave policies be too generous?” asked Claire Cain Miller in The New York Times yesterday. Cue the eye-rolling from a certain sort of feminist – expanding America’s paid parental-leave policies has long been on many gender-progress wish lists. 526 more words

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