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How & Why Mom's Prioritize Their Time

About two years ago, shortly after maternity leave for my youngest, I ran (frazzled) through the parking garage to reach the nursing room at work before my first meeting after spending the past hour driving in heavy traffic. 993 more words

Affordable Childcare

Meet the Parents episode 40: Fatherhood and work-life balance

Mark, Simon and Tim discuss a research report which highlights the challenges facing working fathers when it comes to finding a balance between working arrangements and family time. 95 more words


Democratic Legislative Leaders Unveil Democrats' "Opportunity Agenda for Working Families"

January 20, 2017

PIERRE, SD – At their weekly press conference today, State Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Billie Sutton of Burke and State House Democratic Leader Spence Hawley of Brookings unveiled the Democratic Caucus’s “Opportunity Agenda for Working Families” – the five main bills Democratic state legislators will focus on the rest of the session. 296 more words

South Dakota Politics

Oregon's Poor Working Families Have More Company

More Oregon families that have at least one working parent are living in poverty, according to a study released Tuesday by the Oregon Center for Public Policy. 38 more words

Willamette Week

These Are the Best and Worst States for Working Parents

This piece originally appeared on Money.com.

The U.S. is still the only wealthy country that doesn’t guarantee paid parental leave for employees, so rights for working parents are largely won at the state level. 735 more words


Trump: No Friend of Workers

Executive Director, District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump portrays himself as a champion of the financially suffering middle class and disaffected blue-collar workers. 554 more words


The Childcare Gap is Widening

Zoe Hanson, the young mother of a year old infant, was feeling down: She and her husband Scott had just moved to Pacifica near San Francisco, to an apartment in a “crumbly house,” a tract home, that, nevertheless, at $3,000 a month, was untenably expensive. 1,044 more words