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One chart shows why more companies should invest in paid parental leave

A new survey of over 440,000 working parents at some 1,200 companies shows that employees who work for companies that offer generous paid parental leave and other parental benefits report higher rates of retention and engagement. The 10 companies that ranked the highest in terms of employee sentiment as well […]
One chart shows why more companies should invest in paid parental leave
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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’ capitalism

Annie Fadely is the senior policy and programs associate at Civic Ventures, a public policy incubator based out of Seattle, and a producer of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast. Parents-to-be in Finland look forward to receiving their “baby box” stuffed with 60 essential items, everything from clothes, blankets, and bedding. Besides […]
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’ capitalism
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The WNBA has a new agreement that increases player salaries, ensures maternity leave, and improves marketing and travel for the league

The WNBA and the WNBA Players Association have agreed to a new, eight-year collective bargaining agreement. For the first time in league history, the average WNBA player will earn a six-figure salary while top players are eligible for annual compensation that could push $US500,000. Other changes include fully-paid maternity leave, […]
The WNBA has a new agreement that increases player salaries, ensures maternity leave, and improves marketing and travel for the league
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The 25 best companies for women to work at, ranked

Job-listing hub InHerSight revealed the top 25 companies for working women, according to female employee ratings. Major companies like Salesforce, Intuit, Google, and American Express made the list. HR tech company Ultimate Software took the top spot. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Work is still challenging for women […]
The 25 best companies for women to work at, ranked
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The 10 best countries to be a mother

Save the Children released a State of the World’s Mothers report ranking the best countries to be a mother. The countries were ranked based on maternal health, children’s well-being, economic and educational status, and the participation of women in government. The countries also offer generous amounts of paid maternity leave. […]
The 10 best countries to be a mother
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