Elizabeth Warren, mother, grandmother, senator, and presidential candidate, took to Twitter to share her personal experience with pregnancy discrimination in the workforce.
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In 1971, Warren was finishing her first year of teaching. She was 22 and “visibly pregnant.”
“By June...the principal told me the job I’d already been promised for the next year would go to someone else,” Warren said.
While pregnancy discrimination isn’t always so “in-your-face” in present day, it sti...
Or, as Eve says, the "shefault."
The 9-year-old called the question rude and offensive.
Words mean things, OK?
After she immigrated to the U.S. from Greece with her three daughters, and her husband died, Maria Xenidou’s mother took a job at a factory. Shortly before she retired, the factory closed down, and almost everyone was laid off. The only job available was a cleaning position in the main office, Maria wrote on LinkedIn. But year after year, Maria and her two sisters excelled at school, more so than the children of Maria’s mom’s higher-ups.
“Every year, the company gave monetary awards to the em...
Working moms might be "even more determined" than other employees, the dad argued.
On September 19, Florida grandmother Meralyn Kirkland received an outrageous phone call from the police regarding her granddaughter Kaia Rolle. She was told the 6-year-old, a first grader at Lucious & Emma Nixon Academy charter school in Orlando, was being arrested.
“What do you mean she was arrested?” Meralyn recalled asking, in an interview with NBC news affiliate WFLA. “[The police officer] said ‘there was an incident and she kicked somebody and she is being charged and she is on her way.”...
The company was there for Tara during a year full of dramatic highs and lows.
From hundreds of thousands of dollars for children in the NICU, to a doctor who didn't show up (and still charged the patient).
Eric Arnold, a Toronto-based father of four and CEO of financial planning company Planswell, put working parents’ minds at ease by explaining his professional “failures” in a 10-line LinkedIn post—and encouraging his children to fail as well.
I failed at 9 startups. Got fired from two companies. Quit three jobs without notice. Failed out of college. Lost it all on a bad investment... The memories don't fade. I think of them daily. It's how I learned. It's why I can raise millions and scale gl...
LOL, privacy? What is that?
Get the partner (and the sleep) you deserve.
In a recent post on the subreddit r/AmItheAsshole, a working father turned to the internet to ask if he was the asshole for allowing his second-grade son to wear one of his twin sister’s dresses to school.
Losing a child made these parents rethink their relationship to work.