If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an “unlimited leave policy,” meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child’s first year.
Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
The St. Paul City Council will talk about a new paid parental leave policy for city employees on Wednesday.
A $5 million settlement has been reached between the federal government and Wells Fargo. The settlement will resolve allegations that the bank discriminated against pregnant women, new mothers and women on maternity leave.
The Federal Family Medical Leave Act requires companies with more than 50 employees to give 12 weeks unpaid leave if an employee has been there for a year.
Returning from maternity leave can be a tough transition for some new moms. So if you’re getting ready to join the ranks of working mothers, there are some things you can do now to make it easier later. Here are six smart steps to take.