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Abbot and Murdoch

Another example of how influential News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch is over political decision making.

A good reference if you answer any media ownership questions in the exam. 9 more words

Rupert Murdoch

Maternity protection - A large majority of women workers, around 830 million, are not adequately covered in practice, mainly in developing countries

Most countries have adopted maternity protection provisions since 1919, when the ILO adopted the first Maternity Protection Convention, yet at least 830 million women workers still don’t have adequate protection, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a new report. 561 more words

Politics & Policies

Employers Must Offer Equal "Parental" Leave

Today, the EEOC (i.e. the federal agency charged with enforcing laws against workforce discrimination) released new guidance regarding pregnancy discrimination.  The last time they did this was 1983.   367 more words

EEOC Issues Guidelines on Parity for Maternity and Paternity Leave

The EEOC issued its new guidance on parental leave today. In it, they lay the basis for parity between company-offered maternity and paternity leave. In short, companies that offer mothers “time for care and bonding” beyond time for physical recovery/disability must also offer that “time for care” to fathers. 741 more words


Are you flexible enough?

Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee’s needs, for example by having flexible start and finish times, or working from home. From 30th June 2014, all employees now have the legal right to request flexible working, which is no longer restricted just to parents and carers. 240 more words

Employment Law

Work, Wife, Mom ... Life

I’d love to claim credit for the catchy title, but I can’t.

It belonged to a now defunct blog which hosted a weekly “Working Mommy Blog Hop” I used to participate in back in 2010 when I blogged under a pen name. 1,301 more words

Mother's Musings

Time for a holiday?

It’s time to take a break. You’ve been looking forward to a holiday since Christmas and now you can jet off to lands far and wide and soak up the atmosphere and recharge your batteries. 678 more words

Employment Law