Maternity Leave

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Boston City Council Passes Paid Parental Leave Ordinance

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is expected to sign an ordinance giving some city employees paid time off after the birth or adoption of a child.

04/30/2015

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Boston City Councilor Brings Baby To Work, Fights For Parental Leave

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu comes to work every day with her hands full.

03/31/2015

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Working Moms: 6 Must-Dos Before Maternity Leave

Returning from maternity leave can be a tough transition for some new moms. So if you’re getting ready to join the ranks of working mothers, there are some things you can do now to make it easier later. Here are six smart steps to take.

05/10/2013

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What To Do Financially When You’re Expecting

There’s lots of books about how to raise kids but there isn’t much about how to plan financially for a baby.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/04/2012

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Mother Sues Lexington Company Over Paid Maternity Leave

A saleswoman is suing her Lexington company for denying her the 13-week paid maternity leave the company offers other biological mothers because her twins were delivered via a surrogate.

09/07/2011

Court: Maternity job protection is 8 weeks

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that state law is clear when it comes to maternity leave: employers are not required to guarantee a woman’s job beyond eight weeks.

08/09/2010