Why We Need To Have A Serious Talk About Paternity Leave

Career Realism

Starting a family is a huge milestone in a person's life. However, people in the workforce may feel the pressure when it comes to balancing their new families and their careers. Many companies in the United States offer family leave, maternity leave, or paternity leave, which allow new parents to take time off of work to care for their new child. However, new parents often struggle with the limited time and no compensation offered during family leave.

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unpaid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave of Absence – In the U.S. a federal law named the Family Medical Leave Act, and called “FMLA” for short, provides most employees the right to have an unpaid leave of absence lasting up to 12 weeks each year. For more information on FMLA, you can review a newsletter I wrote called “The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) – The 50 Things You May Need to Know.” “Be careful about reading health books.

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unpaid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave of Absence – In the U.S. a federal law named the Family Medical Leave Act, and called “FMLA” for short, provides most employees the right to have an unpaid leave of absence lasting up to 12 weeks each year. For more information on FMLA, you can review a newsletter I wrote called “The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) – The 50 Things You May Need to Know.”

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