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Chicago Tribune: Helping Parents is Good Business
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Chicago Tribune: Helping Parents is Good Business

As firms seek to attract and retain good talent, many are realizing that their ability to compete is based on work flexibility, wages, equitable pay, and mobility. However, this seems to be more true for small- and mid-sized companies; larger corporations place less emphasis on accommodating employees since their pool of available employees tends to … Continue reading

Breadwinning and Caregiving: Liza Mundy on Work and Life
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Breadwinning and Caregiving: Liza Mundy on Work and Life

This week on Work and Life, a radio show powered by The Wharton School, Liza Mundy spoke about how traditional gender roles have been neutralized and how men and women should embrace the roles that fit them best, despite social stigmas. She describes how women in the past often defined their success by the career of their husbands, but now … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: For More New York Real Estate Dynasties, Daughters Hold the Future

The Wall Street Journal reports that New York City is seeing more daughters of real estate company CEOs rise to the top of their field. This is a major shift, given that New York’s real estate industry is notorious for being a male-dominated profession and for having a thick “glass ceiling.” The finance and brokerage … Continue reading

Wall Street Journal: One in Three States Get Failing Grade for Supporting New Parents
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Wall Street Journal: One in Three States Get Failing Grade for Supporting New Parents

According to a study by the National Partnership for Women & Families, one in three states are failing when it comes to having laws that support new working mothers and fathers beyond the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. The study looked at policies such as job protection, paid leaves of absence, and flexible work … Continue reading