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    Governor vetoes bill to give California teachers paid maternity leave | EdSource

    Gov. Gavin Newsom at his state budget presentation in January. Credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Gov. Gavin Newsom at his state budget presentation in January. Gov. Gavin Newsom at his state budget presentation in January. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday vetoed a bill that would have given California K-12 and community college teachers and other school employees at least six weeks of fully paid maternity leave, saying it would be too costly for school districts and community colleges. “Providing every California worker with paid family leave is a noble goal and a priority for my administration,” Newsom said in his veto message. “However, this bill will likely result in annual costs…

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    Kula: Companies refusing to grant 90 days maternity leave to face action

    Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said private employers must comply with the new benefit which was announced in the 2020 Budget yesterday. — Picture by Miera Zulyana IPOH,  Oct 12 — The Human Resources Ministry will take action against private sector employers who refuse to allow 90 days maternity leave to female workers beginning 2021. Its minister, M. Kulasegaran said the private employers must comply with the new benefit which was announced in the 2020 Budget yesterday. “If the public sector can do it, why can’t the private sectors,” he told reporters after launching JobsMalaysia Caring Carnival 2019 here today. According to Kulasegaran, the 90 days maternity leave would need…

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    A Mom’s Poignant Post Proves That Maternity Leave Needs to Be Much, Much Longer

    Stacey Skrysak, a mom and news anchor with a passion for writing, recently opened up about how ridiculous the maternity leave laws are in the US. In a Facebook post, she shared that not only do women need to recover from giving birth, but the weeks after bringing a child into the world are far from relaxing. “I’ve been on maternity leave for exactly six weeks. As I sit here with my newborn nestled on my chest, I couldn’t imagine heading back to work on this day,” she wrote. “But that’s the reality for so many women in the US. And it breaks my heart. It takes nine-plus months to…

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    ‘I’ve been on maternity leave for exactly 6 weeks. I couldn’t imagine heading back to work today.’: Mom insists it’s just ‘not enough time’ to ‘connect with our babies’

    “I’ve been on maternity leave for exactly six weeks. As I sit here with my newborn nestled on my chest, I couldn’t imagine heading back to work on this day. But that’s the reality for so many women in the U.S. And it breaks my heart. It takes 9+ months to grow and nurture a baby inside the womb, yet women are expected to leave their newborns just a few weeks later and return to work? In six weeks that I’ve been home, I haven’t slept more than four hours at a time. My days revolve around changing diapers, nursing and pumping, and trying to figure out why my baby…

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    I want another baby but maternity leave would stall my career | Dear Mariella

    That women are still in this position is enraging, says Mariella Frostrup. Know your rights and stand your ground The dilemma I have a 21-month-old baby and took six months maternity leave. Since returning to work I’ve managed large projects and am delaying trying for baby number two as I don’t want to leave during project delivery. I have high aspirations and I really like my job and enjoy these opportunities. My boss is offering me another big project next year and I feel in a predicament. If I have my “family life” hat on, I don’t want to leave trying for another baby any longer, but if all goes…

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    Liberals pledge to boost Canada Child Benefit, remove tax from maternity leave | CTV News

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The Liberals promised Tuesday that if re-elected, they will boost the Canada Child Benefit for children under age one and make maternity and parental leave benefits tax-free. Leader Justin Trudeau said that raising children is expensive and challenging, particularly in the first year, and this would help. “In those first few months with a new baby, when it’s a struggle to get enough sleep, let alone get to the top of your game at work, it can be an even bigger concern,” he said. “People should be focused on spending time with their baby, not worrying about how they’ll pay their bills.” The Liberals would increase…

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    Meghan Markle heads back to work as her maternity leave comes to an end | Entertainment Daily

    After giving birth to her first son Archie just four months ago, Meghan Markle has returned to work. With the tot no doubt being looked after at home in Windsor, the Duchess of Sussex looked thrilled to be back to her duties. It was back to work for the Duchess of Sussex (Credit: Splash News) Meghan’s first official engagement following the end of her maternity leave was to launch her new Smart Works capsule collection – and she certainly looked the part. Read more: Ant McPartlin returns to work on Saturday Night Takeaway Meghan looked chic, stylish and ready for the office as she arrived at John Lewis in London…

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    Teachers could get paid maternity leave if governor agrees | EdSource

    Credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his revised 2019-2020 state budget during a news conference Thursday at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his revised 2019-2020 state budget during a news conference Thursday at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his revised 2019-2020 state budget during a news conference Thursday at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his revised 2019-2020 state budget during a news conference Thursday at the State Capitol in Sacramento. California teachers and other school employees may soon be able to take at least six weeks of fully paid maternity leave. After…

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    Meghan Markle will return to royal duties next week after taking four months’ maternity leave | Daily Mail Online

    The Duchess of Sussex is preparing to return from maternity leave next week, Buckingham palace has confirmed. Meghan Markle, 38, will attend an event on Thursday 12 September to launch her new womenswear line in collaboration with the Smart Works charity, of which she is patron.   It will mark the first official engagement for the new mother since the birth of her son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor in May.  The launch of launch her new womenswear line will mark the first official engagement for the new mother since the birth of her son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor in May Meghan has worked with retailers Jigsaw, John Lewis and Partners, Marks and Spencer and her designer friend…

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    England fans urged to have sex NOW to get two weeks’ paternity leave during Euro 2020

    ENGLAND fans are plotting two weeks at home watching Euro 2020 – but they need to act fast. Supporters who fall pregnant in the next few days can expect a baby in time for the championships and two weeks’ maternity and paternity leave. Three Lions fans have been told to have sex now and get pregnant to get the Euro 2020 finals off workAFP Three Lions fans are sharing the top tip on social media pages dedicated to football with one male-centric post reading: “Heads up: If you get your missus pregnant in the next week, you can get two weeks off for paternity leave during Euro 2020.” One supporter…