Parental Leave

Why I require new fathers who work for me to take paternity leave

A few years ago, one of my friends was getting ready to welcome his first child into the world. His company, one of the largest technology companies in the world, offered generous (for the US) parental leave: sixteen weeks off with full pay.<p>When he told his manager that he would be taking off two …

The Workplace

The Rays are calling up shortstop prospect Willy Adames

Confirming a report from Enrique Rojas of ESPN, the Rays have called up top prospect shortstop Willy Adames from Triple-A Durham. Adeiny Hechavarria …

Baseball

A Home Security Video Proves that Maternity Leave is No Vacation

We all know that the weeks after giving birth are no joke, yet there are still people who insist that parents on leave are just taking it easy the …

Maternity

Paid parental leave and gender norms in the United States and Australia

In both the United States and Australia, women provide the bulk of care for infants, establishing patterns that may have ongoing effects on how …

United States

Bay Area’s festival-packed Memorial Day weekend

If Bottlerock’s not on your agenda, not to worry: From the East Bay to the South Bay, the holiday weekend is packed with festivals. Find times, …

Festivals

Statement by the Prime Minister on Minister Gould’s return from parental leave

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the Honourable Karina Gould back to her duties as Minister of …

Justin Trudeau

Serena Williams will not get French Open seed after maternity leave

PARIS (AP) — French Open organizers will not give Serena Williams a seeding.<p>In a statement to The Associated Press on Monday, the French Tennis …

Tennis

Motherhood conversations ring true in Northlight's funny, emotional 'Cry It Out'

Memo to new dads: You don’t deserve a cookie or a gold star just because you decide to take paternity leave. Especially if you are able to take it …

Parenting

Mets Player Performance Meter: Pitchers, May 14-20

In addition to being an improved week for the offense, the Mets’ pitching staff also had a pretty excellent week. Luckily for the Mets, all of the …

Major League Baseball

Slugger Khris Davis leaves A’s game with possible injury

TORONTO - Khris Davis, who leads the majors in homers since the start of the 2016 season, left Oakland’s game against the Blue Jays on Sunday after pulling up while running to first base in the fourth inning.<p>The A’s have not yet announced an injury.<p>Oakland’s DH has 98 homers since being acquired …

Baseball

'You just have to cope for your child's sake' - Kiwi parents suffering as hospitals struggle with shortage of neonatal beds

Parents are suffering "emotionally, financially and physically," as hospitals struggle with a shortage of neonatal beds.<p>Mothers are being sent across …

Paternity Leave

Dominic Smith playing the outfield for Mets’ Triple-A team

Dominic Smith may have a new path to Queens.<p>With the Mets outfield depleted with injuries to Juan Lagares and Yoenis Cespedes, the team is giving the …

Baseball

Todd Frazier insists on this one step before making Mets return

Todd Frazier is still taking it slow.<p>Though the veteran third baseman was eligible for removal from the disabled list Friday, he is still nursing a …

Major League Baseball

Around Hoboken: Parental Leave|Shooting By Station|Live Concerts

Patch reviews this week's top stories in Hoboken and Hudson County.<p>Patch reviews this week's top stories in Hoboken and Hudson County.<p><b>Headlines</b> …

Concerts

The U.S. is stingier with childcare and maternity leave than the rest of the planet

In most American families led by couples, both parents are in the workforce. At the same time, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. children are being raised by single …

Child Care

Tiffany Offers Employees a Sparkly Prize: Paid Parental Leave

Joining the likes of Estée Lauder and Walmart, the jeweller will offer up to 14 paid weeks for new parents. Tiffany’s chief executive says the move …

Fashion

Dads, Take Your Parental Leave

The numbers show that many dads believe fathers should take parental leave to care for their newborns. But maybe they mean <i>in theory</i>. Because while …

Parenting

Closing Gender Gap Could Bring $40 Billion to Philippine Economy

The Philippines can expand its economy by as much as $40 billion by 2025 if it can bring more poor, less-educated women into the workforce, according …

Gender

Mets offense comes alive in 12-2 win over Blue Jays

<b>Juan Lagares</b> matched his career high with four hits and drove in three runs as the Mets broke out of their offensive doldrums with a 12-2 win over …

Major League Baseball

Hoboken City Workers Will Get 'Full' Salary For Parental Leave

It's tough enough trying to cobble together vacation and sick time to care for a newborn. Try doing it on two-thirds of your salary.<p>HOBOKEN, NJ — …

New Jersey

David Wright to be examined by doctors within next 2 weeks

David Wright said he will be examined by doctors within the next two weeks with the hope he can be cleared for baseball activity.<p>The Mets captain, …

Major League Baseball

Mets call up Baumann, Rhame, option Oswalt, place Blevins on paternity leave

The Mets made a number of roster moves ahead of their series with the Toronto Blue JaysThe New York Mets recalled Buddy Baumann and Jacob Rhame from …

Baseball

Mets Morning News for May 16, 2018

Meet the Mets<p>After a rain delay that lasted nearly 90 minutes, the Mets defeated the Blue Jays 12-2 on Tuesday night. After struggling of late, the …

Major League Baseball

Many American men are disappointed with fatherhood. It doesn’t have to be this way.

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some ways that men imagined themselves as fathers before they had children that turned out to be off-base?</i> <i>Answer by Josh Levs, Author of All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families and Businesses.</i><p>When your dream becomes real, it …

Parenting

Here's what maternity leave looks like around the world

1/<p>Australia: 18 weeks<p>f11photo/Shutterstock<p>Australians get 18 weeks of paid maternity leave at the average pay rate of 42% of their former salary, …

Europe

Cespedes out of Mets' lineup, could be headed to DL

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes was out of the lineup Tuesday night because of a strained right hip flexor and could be headed to the disabled list.<p>A precautionary MRI showed a mild strain, the team said. Brandon Nimmo was set to play left field in Cespedes' place against the Toronto …

Major League Baseball

Jay Bruce returns from paternity leave list

Mets activated OF Jay Bruce from the paternity leave list.<p>Bruce was away for the weekend to be present for the birth of his son, but he's back in …

Baseball

Asdrubal Cabrera is thriving at a position he never wanted to play

Asdrubal Cabrera has been the Mets’ MVP through the season’s first six weeks, but it isn’t all about his plate performance.<p>The veteran infielder will …

Major League Baseball

New Zealand PM Jacinda Arden announces maternity plans

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has announced how the country will run while she is away on maternity leave. She outlined she will 'still be …

Maternity

New Zealand PM reveals maternity leave arrangements

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's pregnant Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday (May 14) revealed her government's plans for running the country after she …

Maternity