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Whole Foods doesn’t give employees paid maternity leave, and some corporate staffers say it’s having a disturbing effect

Current and former corporate Whole Foods employees described the lack of paid leave for new mothers in particular as alarming.
Annie Fadely.

Finland’s government gifts all new parents a 60-item baby starter kit, and it shows how the country is better than America at ‘harmonious&...

"The difference between Finland and America is that our Nordic friends have a much more harmonious marriage between democracy and capitalism."
In the US, 17% of workers had access to paid family leave in 2018.

10 of the best companies for new parents, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Freddie Mac

A new report ranked the best Fortune 100 companies for new parents to work for based on employee reviews and family benefits.
For the first time in league history, the average WNBA player will earn a six-figure salary.

The WNBA has a new CBA that increases player salaries, ensures maternity leave, and improves marketing and travel for the league

For the first time in league history, the average WNBA player will earn a six-figure salary while top players could earn more than $500,000.
Ben Waber.

Parental leave isn’t just policy at my company — it’s a huge part of our culture, and here’s how

Having a great parental leave policy on paper isn't enough. Leadership needs to create a culture of taking it.
Salesforce, Google, and LinkedIn are all good places for women to work.

The 25 best companies for women to work at, ranked

Job-listing hub InHerSight based its list on equal pay, family support policies, and female representation in leadership.

HPE just joined a small group of employers in Singapore who give new parents 26 weeks’ paid leave – and dads qualify too

New parents may be able to take more than 6 months off to care for their baby full-time - and still get paid.
Melissa Petro.

I offered to come back from maternity leave 3 days after I gave birth — and my employer said it wasn’t fast enough

Writer Melissa Petro says that pregnancy discrimination is still very much an issue in the workplace, particularly for freelancers.
Audrey Gelman on Inc's October issue cover.

The Wing’s cofounder just became the first visibly pregnant CEO featured on a business magazine cover

Audrey Gelman, 32, said she decided to appear visibly pregnant to show other women that they too can simultaneously run a business and start a family.
A baby's brain goes through significant development in its first year, and it benefits from its connections to caregivers.

These are the top 14 US companies giving new parents at least 4 months of paid time off

Years of research have shown such policies have health and career benefits for both parents. Netflix tops the list with its famous "unlimited" plan.