August 2019 / 28 posts found

Australian Federal Police officer loses bid to have 32 weeks of maternity leave counted towards her service – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Australian Federal Police officer loses bid to have 32 weeks of maternity leave counted towards her service Updated July 05, 2019 15:58:11 An Australian Federal Police officer who missed out on a promotion after taking time off to have a child has lost a bid to have some of her maternity leave counted towards her service. Key points: Federal agent Claire O’Neill gave birth to a son in June 2015 and opted to take her 16 weeks of paid maternity leave at half-pay over 32 weeks. She then took other paid leave until June 30, 2016, and returned to work […]

Phillies place Bryce Harper on paternity leave list

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Bryce Harper is going to be a father for the first time. (Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire) The Philadelphia Phillies will open up a crucial three-game series in Miami this weekend against the Marlins, as they attempt to reach the postseason for the first time since 2011. At least to open the series, Gabe Kapler’s squad will be without their hottest hitter. The Phillies announced Friday afternoon that Harper has been placed on the paternity leave list. Harper and his wife, Kayla, announced in April that they were expecting their first child. There isn’t an immediate timetable on Harper’s return. Harper, 26, […]

Actually, Maternity Leave Is Not a Vacation | SELF

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You’re at home—not at work—and you just changed your baby’s diaper. Three hours later, they’ve pooped again, except this time it has seeped up and over the diaper’s edge. You change your baby’s diaper again, switch their outfit, and maybe run the laundry if you have the energy and if the clean-clothes pile is dangerously low. But now the baby is crying uncontrollably, and you aren’t sure why. You feed them, change them again just in case, and walk around the house. Nothing is working, so now you’re crying. (Just a little. Or maybe a lot.) You don’t want to […]

Did Prince Harry just confirm that Meghan Markle is on maternity leave? | HELLO!

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Did Prince Harry just confirm that Meghan is on maternity leave? He made a solo visit to a school With just weeks to go until is expected to welcome her first child into the world, her husband has hinted that she is now on maternity leave – and he did it in the sweetest way! The heavy hint came during his solo visit to St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School on Wednesday morning, where he helped the children to plant trees in the garden. As Harry met pupils in the playground, one asked him where Meghan was. Harry responded by miming […]

Sequoia partner Michael Moritz think the paternity leave debate is ‘unhinged’

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Sequoia Capital partner Michael MoritzJohn Phillips/Getty Influential investor Michael Moritz has argued that Silicon Valley firms will lose out to Chinese rivals because employees expect benefits like paternity leave and time off at weekends. Moritz said Silicon Valley debates around paternity leave and political correctness were signs of a society becoming “unhinged” and fast-growing Chinese firms don’t have these discussions. Moritz approvingly noted that Chinese workers will turn up to a cold office wearing coats and scarves, will fly economy, and reuse tea bags. He argued that while this way of doing business was probably not appealing to Westerners, Chinese […]

Pregnant Danielle Brooks Writes A Song About The Lack Of “Cute Plus-Size” Maternity Clothes

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Orange Is The New Black Star Danielle Brooks revealed she’s pregnant with her first child back in July, delighting countless fans as a result. And ever since Brooks’ announcement, she has shared plenty of pregnancy updates to Instagram, including a photo from her baby shower and a snap of her bump clad in lingerie. As for Brooks latest update? Look no further than pregnant Danielle Brooks’ song about the lack of cute plus-size maternity clothes. Not only is the tune hilarious, but it’s inspiring others to speak out on this frustrating issue. Considering Brooks is quite the fashionista these days […]

Coronation Street’s Sophie Webster will leave the cobbles with Kate Connor after inheriting thousands of pounds as Brooke Vincent goes on maternity leave

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CORONATION Street’s Sophie Webster will leave the cobbles with ex-girlfriend Kate Connor. The restaurant manager – who is played by actress Brooke Vincent in the ITV soap – will decide to leave Weatherfield behind after inheriting some money and being dissatisfied with her life on the street. Sophie will leave the cobbles alongside Kate Connor Sophie’s exit will be tied up with her aunt Debbie’s return to the cobbles after 33 years away. A source exclusively told The Sun Online: “Debbie’s return is tinged with sadness as she returns to tell her brother Kevin about a death in the family. […]

Meghan to take maternity leave ahead of royal baby – 9Honey

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The Duchess of Sussex is approaching the business end of her pregnancy (cue: global royal baby hysteria). Though we don’t know exactly when baby Sussex is due, Meghan, 37, is expected to begin maternity leave before the end of this month—and has reportedly already wrapped up her final public royal engagements. According to , the two Commonwealth Day appearances made by the Duchess on Monday were her last public outings before her maternity leave begins. Along with husband Prince Harry, 34, Meghan visited London’s Canada House before attending a ceremony at Westminster Abbey with other members of the Royal Family. […]

‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Spoilers: Steffy’s Back – Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Maternity Leave Over

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Bold and the Beautiful spoilers have great Steffy Forrester news. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood finished her maternity leave and is back to the CBS soap set this week. With her resuming filming at the end of this week, that puts her back onto the TV screen in late May or possibly early June. Already, the actress shared on Instagram her thoughts about returning along with a pic of her looking like a mama on fleek with a stylish baby sling carrying Rise Ruspoli. Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Heads Back to Soap Set If you follow JMW on […]

Litter in the river: From pregnancy test to poop, surprising finds during 2019 Yampa River Cleanup

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Three bags full of dog poop, a rotting sleeping bag and a straw in the shape of a phallus were among more than 1,000 pieces of trash volunteers collected during the 2019 Yampa River Cleanup on Saturday.  With about 70 volunteers cleaning approximately 12 miles of the river in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Craig, this year’s event had a lower turnout than the previous two years, each of which recruited more than 130 volunteers.  Kent Vertrees, one of the event organizers and Friends of the Yampa board president, pointed to a change in schedule for this summer’s […]