More than half of countries in the OECD, a group of mostly rich nations, offer fathers paid paternity leave. Paid parental leave, which can be shared between parents, is also increasingly available. 278 more words
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Mayor Trevor Elkins of Newburgh Heights, Ohio (a small suburb of Cleveland) inspired the most progressive parental leave policy in the country: six-months paid leave for all of the village’s full-time employees, women and men, biological parents and adoptive. 26 more words
OTTAWA – New research shows Canada’s parental leave program leaves out two-fifths of mothers, many of them low-income, and points to a stark divide between families that are “parental-leave-rich” and “parental-leave-poor” – just as the Liberals prepare to enhance the program. 615 more words
Starting a family offers plenty of unique challenges and requires smart financial planning.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, as of 2013, the average cost to raise a child to the age of 18 is almost $250,000… 93 more words
Employment lawyers are used to hearing some questions repeatedly. Often those questions are around issues that involve human rights legislation. Here are a few questions along those lines that I’ve heard frequently on my weekly radio show on NEWSTALK 1010 in Toronto: 519 more words