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Nudging fathers

Lessons From Norway May Help Nudge American Dads Into Taking Paternity Leave

Paternity leave still hasn’t made it as a platform issue this election season, but, in recent months, some major companies and personalities have at least brought the issue into the spotlight. 69 more words

Behavioral Economics

Dayton Proposes 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave For State Workers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton announced a new push Tuesday to offer paid leave to new parents among the state’s 35,000-member workforce, a proposal his Democratic allies have deemed a first step toward their goal of extending sick and parental leave to all Minnesota workers. 361 more words


Review of Employment law for the New Year

Now might be a good time to review the legal situation as we go into 2016 regarding employment law so here are a few highlights and insights: 313 more words

Employment Law

Flexible work arrangements help women succeed, but thwart men, study finds

According to new Australian research, while flexible working arrangements are a boon to women, making them more likely to succeed and get promoted, men with similar arrangements feel judged, discouraged and believe it jeopardizes their career. 249 more words

Human And Civil Rights

The trouble with me: breastfeeding and being a stay-at-home dad

Back in November in my first blog post, why I’m taking six months off work to look after my kids, I talked about some of the reasons for me deciding to take shared parental leave.  1,084 more words