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Author: Eric Beauchesne, CanWest News Service
Most companies still do not help their workers, especially women, juggle the increasing, and often conflicting, demands of family and work, a new federal study has found.
Author: Angela O'Connor, The Age [Australia]
New fathers would be able to take up to eight weeks' unpaid leave to share the baby-care workload under a sweeping bid by the ACTU to give parents flexible work arrangements.
Author: Tom's of Maine
The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), a leader and resource in maternal and child health, has named Tom's of Maine a Workplace Model of Excellence.
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Author: Physicians for Social Responsibility
Author: Sherrill Nixon, Sydney Morning Herald
Equal opportunity laws are failing and outdated, and a philosophical shift to a new kind of EO - ethical organisations - is needed, the feminist lawyer Moira Rayner said yesterday...An ethical organisation would respect the rights of children by...
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Children whose fathers worked at the Sellafield nuclear power plant have twice the normal risk of developing leukaemia which may be due in part to the dose of radiation the men received.
Author: Gerard Seenan, Guardian [UK]
The rights of working fathers were boosted yesterday when a mechanic, refused shorter hours that would have fitted in with childcare, won a sex discrimination case. Neil Walkingshaw, from North Berwick, took the John Martin Group [auto dealer] to an...
Author: Scotland Today
Working fathers across the country are set to benefit from a landmark sex discrimation case, in which a mechanic from East Lothian challenged his employers for refusing to let him work part-time.