Countless surveys highlight the need to achieve a healthier work-life balance and in addition we have seen a raft of changes to employment legislation to help in achieving this.
However the challenges facing many employees managing their home and work commitments is not simply a challenge for the individual but also for the employer, and it is important for small business owners to remember that there are several key pieces of legislation to consider:
1. Maternity leave
A Kansas man who answered a lesbian couple’s Craigslist ad seeking a sperm donation is responsible for paying child support, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports. A judge made the final ruling on the case this week.
China's top legislative committee on Saturday formally abolished the country's "re-education through labour" camps and approved a loosening of its one-child policy, state media reported. The decisions were taken by the standing committee of the National People's Congress, China's rubber-stamp parliament, at the conclusion of a six-day meeting, according to Xinhua news agency.
Chelsea Clinton has just given birth to a daughter, according to a tweet posted early Saturday on her Twitter account.
“Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, ” read a twitter message posted about 12:30 a.m. Saturday.
Marc is her husband Marc Mezvinsky.
The Associated Press reported that Clinton spokesman Kamyl Bazbaz said the baby was born on Friday. The couple lives in New York City.
Karyn Twaronite, Ernst & Young America's inclusiveness officer, recently found herself chatting at a company cocktail party with a group that included three soon-to-be dads in their early 30s. Since it's part of her job, she asked if they were going to take paternity leave. "Of course," they all said — a response that she wouldn't likely have gotten 10 years ago.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico fathered a son outside of his marriage more than 30 years ago with the then-24-year-old daughter of a Senate colleague, the retired Republican has acknowledged.
The revelation stunned many who know the state’s longest-serving senator as a family man who advocated honesty.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico fathered a son outside of his marriage more than 30 years ago with the then-24-year-old daughter of a Senate colleague, the retired Republican has acknowledged. The revelation stunned many who know the state's longest-serving senator as a family man who advocated honesty.