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Nov.10-Lecture - Announcements Exam on Thursday Study hard...

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1 Announcements Exam on Thursday!!! Study hard Quiz 5-postponed! Will be available Thursday 19 th Have until 24 th to complete Work and Parenting Work and Parenting More than half of married mothers of infants (<1 yr) are employed. Employers can help parents balance with: Parental Leave (Family Medical Leave Act) Flexible hours (part-time, flextime , job share ) Childcare Eldercare Best support tends to be at large companies and at companies with educated, highly skilled workers . The Family Medical Leave Act (1993), amendment proposed in 1994 Under the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993, Federal employees 12 weeks unpaid if employed by a workplace ( 50+ employees) are entitled to a total of up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12- month period for the following purposes: The birth of a son or daughter of the employee and the care of such son or daughter; The placement of a son or daughter with the employee for adoption or foster care; The care of spouse, son, daughter or parent of the employee who has a serious health condition; or A serious health condition of the employee that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his or her position. America vs. Other Countries cont. Germany 12 Months 65% of wages Iceland 90 Days 80% of wages Italy 13 Weeks 80% of wages Norway 10 Months 80% of wages Sweden 16 Months 80% of wages America 12 weeks UNPAID LEAVE!
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