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‘It turns out we won’t be needing you anymore’: Worker says she was fired after telling boss she was pregnant

'I was literally in shock. I didn't say anything, and he just hung up the phone.'

On Oct 11, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

A Good Morning America article sent shock waves through Twitter yesterday after it revealed that a hot, new trend in Trump's America is donating personal vacation time to pregnant coworkers for their maternity leave.

A depressing new trend is gifting paid time off to co-workers for their maternity leave

We shouldn't have to do this.

On Jul 19, 2018 by Kristina Nguyen

Jacinda Ardern announced her pregnancy in mid-January, along with a six-week maternity leave.

New Zealand prime minister announces pregnancy, plans to take maternity leave

'I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby.'

On Jan 19, 2018 by Ana Valens

Neil Gorsuch explains maternity leave accusations

Neil Gorsuch explains away maternity leave accusations during nomination hearing

He says the student didn’t remember his question properly.

On Mar 22, 2017 by Audrey Browning

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SCOTUS pick’s alleged opinions on maternity leave may haunt him at hearings

Neil Gorsuch reportedly said women manipulate the system, using the benefits, then bail on their jobs.

On Mar 20, 2017 by David Covucci

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Arkansas becomes fifth state to mandate paid maternity leave

That means 45 states still offer no pay for new parents.

On Feb 17, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Former exec at Ivanka Trump’s company says she was not offered maternity leave

She had to fight for 8 weeks paid leave.

On Oct 12, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Silicon Valley CEO isn’t sure if in-office stripper party is a great idea

He also admitted to not hiring any women because of maternity leave.

On Sep 1, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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These women’s sons died in day care—and now they’re petitioning for federal parental leave

They met with Clinton's campaign on Monday, but will it make a difference?

On Aug 24, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Seventeen magazine fires editor-in-chief during maternity leave

Girl power?

On Aug 23, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s 2-week maternity leave fails women everywhere

This is a disappointment and lacks strong leadership on an important issue.

On Sep 3, 2015 by [email protected]

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Netflix offers employees paid parental leave for up to a year

Parenting is the most important thing—after 'Orange is the New Black.'

On Aug 5, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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John Oliver unleashes righteous fury on America’s mistreatment of moms

There are only two countries that don't give paid leave to new moms, and the U.S. is one of them.

On May 11, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw