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Moms at Work is Canada’s first professional association for working mothers – The Globe and Mail

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Moms at Work founder Allison Venditti does not mince words when she talks about how working mothers have been overlooked and undervalued in the Canadian work force. ”You have every right to be angry,” she says, speaking to moms who struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those who left the work force in numbers not seen for 30 years. Now, Ms. Venditti and her community of 10,000 moms have come together to form a professional association to advocate for mothers’ rights at work. Moms at Work represents working mothers from every industry, she says, including human resources, food service, fitness, […]

41% of working mothers feel held back from promotion

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This week is National Work Life Week (11 – 15 October). Research carried out by charity Working Families has revealed that 41% of working mothers believe being a parent is holding them back from promotion. 50% of workers with additional caring responsibilities state the same. 755 British parents with children 18 years old and under, who were either working or on flexi furlough in August this year were surveyed, with nearly half (44%) disagreeing when asked if their senior leaders are positive work-life balance role models. Worryingly, more than a third (38%) stated they felt those who work the longest […]

Australian families and working mums win as childcare cuts fast-tracked – Kidspot

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On the eve of NSW’s Freedom Day, the has a major announcement for all young . Cuts to the cost of childcare will kick in from March 2022, instead of July, as planned, meaning families with one child in care will receive a 95 percent fee subsidy for any additional children. The Federal Government’s incentive was fast-tracked after the eastern states of Australia were once again plunged in-and-out of , with Prime Minister Scott Morrison hoping the changes will boost the economy by getting mums back into the workforce.  Want to join the family? Sign up to our Kidspot newsletter for more […]

MUTU is Shortlisted for Working Mums’ Top Employer Award! | MUTU System

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MUTU is Shortlisted for Working Mums’ Top Employer Award! We’re over the moon to have been shortlisted as part of Top Employer Awards! Our mission here at MUTU is to empower mums, and that goes for everything we do and every woman we work with, our customers, our employees and our partners. Making mothers feel supported in their career and through motherhood is deeply ingrained in everything we do, so we’re extremely happy to have been recognised for this award. You may have heard of flexible working, it’s a bit of a buzzword right now, but basically it means employers […]

Well-being for Working Mothers – Positive Psychology News

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Frawn Morgan, MAPP ’17, has had a research focus and preoccupation throughout her career on the wellbeing of working mothers. Like many women born in the middle of the 20th century, she deferred her education while raising a family and returned to school in 2010, earning a masters degree in Organizational Communication. Frawn is Managing Partner of a real estate investment advisory firm based in Newport Beach, California and resides with a diabolical and very cunning cat. Visit her website, Well-being for Working Moms. Positive Psychology News articles by Frawn are here. Martin Seligman is a force. He is a […]

New Data: Vast Majority of Working Mothers Believe COVID-19 Will Have Long-Lasting Negative Effect on Women’s Career Progress

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GREENWICH, Conn. (PRWEB) October 05, 2020 Inkwell, the leading voice in the flexible work conversation, and HeyMama, a social and professional network for working moms who are growing their careers and families, today release data that finds a whopping 87 percent of women believe women’s collective career progress will be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – and that the impact will outlive the virus. Six months into the global pandemic, the results of a survey of more than 700 working mothers found concern for not only current challenges, but for implications about the future of flexible work long after […]

New Zealand Prime Minister serves as role model to working mothers

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who is pregnant, will be the second elected head of state in history to give birth and the first to take a six-week maternity leave. This content was originally published here.

Introducing Flexible Working Mums Hertford…..

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Introducing Flexible Working Mums Hertford….. Flexible Working…. Mums…. Hertford….. are all the things I am excited about right now! I am the very proud mummy to my beautiful 4 year old boy and my gorgeous 1 year old girl and living in Hertford is the perfect place for us to be to raising our young children. I am also hugely excited as for the first time in a long time I am focusing on my career and my journey to find flexibility to suit our family life – flexibility has never been so important to us ….. my journey has […]

Working Mothers Need to Be Their ‘Authentic Selves’ at Work

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Your weekly roundup :: December 30 – January 3 As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy. Joyful Generosity Is Your ‘Thank You Note’ What has God blessed you with in 2019? As we say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020, take a moment to plan how you can practice joyful generosity. Did you know our Monday blogs are now available in Spanish? If you or someone you know is interested in receiving these blogs each week, click here.  Listen to Episode 1 now! Lisa Lewis, Transformational Leadership […]

Ivanka Trump’s Tone Deaf Labor Day Message To Working Mothers Ended Very, Very Badly

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Ivanka Trump has been at her father’s side, literally, with an adjacent office in the White House. Her message for the American people was far different from her father’s vainglorious pats on his own back and Melania Trump’s simple tweet. The first daughter tried, but there was just one problem: She tweeted a recognition of all the women who stay at home and care for their children: ‘Today, on #LaborDay, let’s also recognize the amazing stay-at-home parents across America, who seldom receive the credit they deserve for the invaluable work that they do, as they nurture and raise the next […]