October 2019 / 10 posts found

Maternity Leave Benefit Is Not A Matter Of Charity, Says Delhi District Judge Hearing Woman’s Plea

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A judge from Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court surprised everyone when he quoted eminent Hollywood personalities like Oprah Winfrey and Meryl Streep while hearing a case on a woman’s maternity leave.  Judge Mohd Farrukh while hearing the 2009 case, quoted Oprah saying, “The choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is. Grant of maternity leave benefit is not a matter of charity.” He went on to quote other feminist actors while upholding a Rs 2.5 lakh compensation to a woman who was terminated for extending her maternity leave, as reportedby. The […]

Nuuly Lets You Rent Maternity Clothes From Anthropologie & URBN Brands

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When youre pregnant, there are certain occasions (oh you know, like work) where leggings and an oversized tee just arent going to cut it. It can be tough to find cool, comfy maternity clothes that dont break the bank, but that doesn’t have to be the case anymore: With clothing rental company, Nuuly, you can rent maternity pieces each month. It’s genius, really. Nuuly, which launched earlier this year, is the clothing subscription service from URBN, the parent company of Anthropologie, Free People, and Urban Outfitters. The service offers clothing from the three namesake labels, but also from brands that […]

Pregnancy Test Cake Topper – Used Pregnancy Test Cake

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A pregnancy-announcement cake is making the rounds on the internet this weekend after being posted by an American woman in an Australian cake-shaming Facebook group. (Yes, cake-shaming groups are real, and their presence is strong.) According to ’s site, the cake features a (presumably used) positive pregnancy test placed artfully on the top-right corner of a cake along with the message “We’re pregnant” written in icing. Well That’s Certainly a Cake Wreck Tons of commenters piped up to say how gross it is for someone to put a used pregnancy test on food that’s meant to be served to others…which, […]

The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Wednesday, October 16 Recap – Lola Pregnancy Test Results Revealed – Billy’s Fate Decided | Celeb Dirty Laundry

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The Young and the Restless (Y&R) spoilers recap for Wednesday, October 16, teases that Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) will head to Newman Enterprises. She’ll approach Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle) in the CEO office, where Victor Newman’s (Eric Braeden) portrait has been fixed. Victoria will talk about feeling respected now and accept a handbag from Nikki, who’ll be grateful Victor retired. The conversation will shift to Adam Newman (Mark Grossman), so Victoria will admit some lingering concerns. Nikki, on the other hand, won’t be worried. She’ll downplay the threat and refuse to let the Newmans live in fear. At the […]

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

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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 […]

The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Lola Takes A Pregnancy Test

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The Young and the Restless spoilers for Wednesday, October 16, 2019, reveal a day of anxious anticipation for Kyle and Lola when they both get quite a scare over at Society. The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Maybe Baby? Lola (Sasha Calle) is at work and doing all the things the prep and line cooks should be doing when she suddenly starts feeling horrible. Abby (Melissa Ordway) puts it in her head that she could be pregnant, but Lola brushes it off. Then, Theo (Tyler Johnson) shows up to visit his new friend and Lola starts to feel even worse. […]

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

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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. […]

Baby reveal cake appears to have used pregnancy test topper appears unhygienic | Daily Mail Online

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‘You peed on that’: Woman is slammed after using her pregnancy test on a CAKE to announce her baby news Published: 01:44 BST, 14 October 2019 | Updated: 06:54 BST, 14 October 2019 A photo showing a cake topped with a positive pregnancy test has shocked the internet, with many disgusted by the lack of hygiene. The snap, taken by an American woman, was anonymously uploaded to an Australian cake shaming Facebook page and showed the test being used as a DIY cake topper.  ‘You literally pissed on that stick, but sure, go ahead and stick it on top of […]

What Is Stix? This Pregnancy Test Founded By & For Women Is Super Discreet

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True story: Years back, I ran into my boss at a Boston CVS while buying a pregnancy test on my lunch break. The kicker? I was with my then-boyfriend, who also happened to be my coworker. (In case you were wondering, no, I don’t think I have recovered.) Bottom line, fam buying a pregnancy test doesn’t always go as smoothly as you may hope. Thats precisely why two female entrepreneurs decided to take matters into their own hands. So, what is Stix pregnancy test? Well, its an at-home test created by and for women, and it promises a more discreet […]

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

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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. […]