Quicklinks: Maternity and Parental Leave

The Rudd Government is mooting some changes. Others have blogged:

  • Bite the bullet
    from blue milk by blue milk

    Quoting Eva Cox: Of course, there are gaps: too many workers still miss out, six months would have been better and seeking top ups to real replacements are still an issue, but it is a huge first step, if we get it!

  • Maternity leave
    from skepticlawyer by Legal Eagle

    In order to believe that such a payment is a good thing, it is necessary to believe that increasing the time which parents can spend with a child is a societal good for which we all must pay a little.
    […] I wonder what the position would be for someone like me who is on contract, and therefore technically does not get “maternity leave”.

  • Getting To Know You
    from newmatilda.com by Alan Thornhill

    By any standards, the Commission is proposing sweeping industrial and social change. Predictably, its plan is controversial and employers are wary.

Categories: gender & feminism, relationships, work and family

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  1. Thanks for the link.

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