Paid Leave

Mark Zuckerberg Says He'll Take Two Months Of Paternity Leave

He and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will soon welcome their second daughter.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will soon have another daughter, and he just announced he’ll be taking two months of paternity leave as his family transitions.<p>In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg wrote that he took two months of …

Paternity Leave

Mark Zuckerburg Is Taking Two Months of Paternity Leave

Mark Zuckerberg is a total modern day dad.<p>Although he's the CEO of Facebook, the business mogul isn't letting that stop him from putting his family …

Paternity Leave

A Letter To Vogue's Sarah Harris On Maternity Leave

Dear Sarah,<p>I’m sure you're sipping the raspberry leaf tea as I write. I hope your ankles aren’t swollen and that the nursery is immaculate and ready …

Maternity Leave

Japanese firms hiring more people with mental health issues

Companies in Japan are becoming more active in hiring people with mental health issues as they prepare for a new law on the employment of people with …

Mental Disorders

Mark Zuckerberg’s Viral Post Reminds Us Of The Importance Of Parental Leave

With the birth of his second daughter approaching, he announced he’ll be taking two months off<p>Despite the fact that it’s 2017 and dads play an …

Paternity Leave

Mark Zuckerberg's 'Paternity Leave' Post Triggers Debate on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg who is expecting his second child with wife Priscilla Chan has decided to take two month’s paternity leave. He announced …

Paternity Leave

How Cities Can Rebuild the Social Safety Net

In an age of employment uncertainty and a growing income gap, urban America needs to find new ways to support its citizens.<p>Think about the “good” jobs of the past. Whether it's a much-lamented coal miner or a factory worker that pops in your head, what made their work good? It wasn’t the day-to-day …

Basic Income

Mark Zuckerberg to take 2 month paternity leave after birth of second daughter

By: IANS | San Francisco |<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will go on two months paternity leave after the birth of his second daughter. (Image source: …

Paternity Leave

Ohio Cop On Paid Leave After Beating Black Man During Traffic Stop

Video of an Ohio cop brutalizing an unarmed black man appears to undercut the initial police story about what happened.<p>The Euclid Police Department …

Policing

Namfrel urges poll chief to take leave

Another poll watchdog has urged the chief of the Commission on Elections to consider taking a leave of absence while he faces allegations of amassing …

Philippines

Ohio Cop Filmed Repeatedly Punching Black Man Placed on Paid Leave

A police officer in Euclid, Ohio, has been placed on paid administrative leave after he was caught on camera repeatedly punching a black man in the face after pulling him over for running through an intersection.<p>The violent arrest was recorded by a witness and uploaded to Facebook, prompting …

Policing

Mark Zuckerberg’s own paternity-leave plans are a step toward a more fair workplace

As he did after the birth of his first child in 2015, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking two months’ paternity leave from the company when his second daughter arrives. This time, Zuckerberg will break up the leave, spending one month at home with his children and wife Priscilla Chan right after …

Paternity Leave

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to take 2 months of paternity leave

Facebook Inc <FB.O> founder Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he would be taking two months of paternity leave after the birth of his second daughter.<p>Zuckerberg said he would be taking advantage of Facebook's option to take leaves in parts.<p>"I'll take a month off to be with Priscilla (Chan) and the …

Paternity Leave

Maternity Leave at Ad Agencies Is Slowly Improving, but Not All Moms Feel the Love

“I can totally understand why people decide not to have kids.”<p>So says Sophie, a staffer within the Saatchi & Saatchi network and mother of a …

Maternity Leave

Mark Zuckerberg will take two months paternity leave starting later this year

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in an online post that he will take two months paternity leave later this year.<p>Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, …

Paternity Leave

Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded.<p>Kalanick lashed out in legal documents filed late Thursday in response to a Delaware Chancery …

Uber

Office birthday culture is such a drag

Let's face it – the older you get, the more dull birthdays become. That’s unless you celebrate them at work of course.<p>Birthdays are like national …

The Workplace

‘It’s 100 percent easier to have kids in Stockholm’

It’s not just the generous parental leave system that makes Stockholm a wonderful place to raise a family.<p>Even the city's infrastructure is designed …

Parental Leave

iPolitics AM: Greening NAFTA, privatizing ship upkeep and corrected census data

Good morning! While the opening round of those much-ballyhooed NAFTA re-negotiations now officially underway in Washington, DC, Environment Minister …

NAFTA

You won't get rid of gender inequality by increasing paternity leave – that's why I've set up mums4corbyn

The “motherhood penalty” in Britain is well known – it sees women who have had children by the age of 33 earning 15 per cent less than their peers …

Paternity Leave

Will This Top Intel Corporation Executive Leave the Company? -- The Motley Fool

A social media post from a well-known tech reporter claims that Intel's former data center group chief may not return to the company.<p>On May 3, chip …

Stocks

Police officer is on paid leave after 'violent struggle' during arrest

A police officer in Euclid, Ohio, is on paid administrative leave as authorities continue to investigate an incident in which he was captured on …

Policing

Parents turn to crowdfunding to support maternity leave

Thousands of new parents are turning to crowdfunding in order to financially support being able to go on maternity or paternity leave.

Maternity Leave

3 Reasons Why Gender Equality is an 'Everyone' Issue

Some 58 percent of men in one survey said there are no more obstacles for women in the workplace. Hey, guys, wake up.<p>It's 2017, but the gender-equality conversation continues, with women still facing obstacles in the workplace. Just last week, the tech industry highlighted the major thought divides …

Parental Leave

Diamondbacks place Peralta on paternity leave list

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have put outfielder David Peralta on the paternity leave list after the birth of his first child.<p>Arizona also recalled right-hander J.J. Hoover from Triple-A Reno on Monday.<p>Peralta turned 30 on Monday and became a father when his wife, Jordan, gave birth to a …

Paternity Leave

Rhetoric vs. Reality: 4 Myths About Paid Parental Leave

Download the PDF here.<p>More than 1 in 10 workers take family or medical leave from work each year, which represents more than 20 million people.1 But …

Parental Leave

Scott ends rough season, off for paternity leave

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A closing double bogey turned out to be an appropriate microcosm for Adam Scott, representing both his week and his season as he …

Paternity Leave

How this couple is balancing their finances and a new baby

In the months leading up to the birth of their first child, Bob and Betty wondered how this new stage of their lives might affect their financial position.<p>Betty would be taking parental leave, so the household income would drop. When she returned to work, there would be child-care costs and saving …

Parental Leave

Iceland could give Google a lesson on gender policy

The valid points in the fired Google worker's gender diversity manifesto shouldn't be drowned out by a chorus of condemnation.

Parental Leave

"Working mum" Cheryl to record fifth album in the US after maternity leave

Cheryl Tweedy is going back to work after her maternity leave to record the next verse of her music career.<p>The 34-year-old, who gave birth to son …

Maternity Leave