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! FMLA
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PSYC 310 taught by Professor Avery during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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

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