1004.chap10.Pro-family+social+policies

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Pro-family social policies Premise: the family is a very important social institution Question: Why should individual families bear the total cost of performing these functions for society?
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Families that Work: Policies for Reconciling Parenthood and Employment Janet Gornick and Marcia Meyers The U. S. and 11 other countries Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden Continental countries: Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands English speaking: Great Britain, Canada
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Unformatted text preview: Family leave Maternity leave Paternity leave Parental leave Family and Medical Leave Act Family leave Regulation of working time The Fair Labor Standards Act (1938) (FLSA) Regulation of working time in Europe Standard work week is a little shorter Part-time work is more available and higher quality Limits on (or compensation for) nonstandard work schedules More vacation time (guaranteed) Conclusion Family friendly or corporate friendly?...
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