U.S. Navy, Marines Triple Paid Maternity Leave #gender #maternityleave

Effective immediately, female sailors and marines can now take up to 18 weeks after the birth of a child. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus directed the U.S. Navy to triple the amount of paid maternity leave it offers, making the Navy the first military service to provide more than six weeks of leave. Because a Navy … Continue reading U.S. Navy, Marines Triple Paid Maternity Leave #gender #maternityleave

Nasty Gal Nasty to Pregnant Employees? #pregnancy #discrimination

Former Nasty Gal employee Aimee Concepcion has filed suit against the women’s clothing company. Filed in March, the suit alleges the company illegally fired four pregnant employees, including Concepcion, and one man who intended to take paternity leave. There does seem to be a pattern of behavior, or at least the appearance of impropriety. Aimee … Continue reading Nasty Gal Nasty to Pregnant Employees? #pregnancy #discrimination