parental leave

  • parental leave Jan 22

    Illinois Supreme Court to Hear Teacher’s Maternity Leave Case

    The Illinois Supreme Court will hear a case Wednesday in which a Wood Dale teacher says the school district did not allow her to use the paid sick time she had accrued after her baby was born right before summer break.

  • parental leave Dec 23, 2019

    Most US Workers Still Pay Price of No Paid Parental Leave

    Nancy Glynn could not afford a funeral for her newborn son who died after a premature birth. She was already taking time off from her job as a waitress in Manchester, New Hampshire, to recover from a C-section. Adding to her difficulties, her husband had an unplanned surgery just two days after the baby died. Sawyer was cremated, his remains…

  • parental leave Dec 17, 2019

    Senate Sends Trump Defense Bill With Federal Parental Leave

    Congress is sending President Donald Trump its annual defense policy bill, which combines a $738 billion Pentagon price tag with legislation to provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid parental leave. A Senate vote Tuesday followed easy House passage last week. and then arduous House-Senate negotiations. The traditionally bipartisan measure has been stripped of many add-ons originally sought by...

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