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Gender equality revisited: Changes in Nordic childcare policies in the 2000s

Author: 
Eydal, Guðný Björk and Rostgaard, Tine
Publication Date: 
1 Apr 2011
Entered Date: 
9 Nov 2011

Swedish dads swap work for child care duties

Author: 
Nordstrom, Louise
Publication Date: 
23 Oct 2011
Entered Date: 
1 Nov 2011

Premiers focus on families

Author: 
Council of the Federation
Publication Date: 
21 Jul 2011
Entered Date: 
10 Aug 2011

A flying start? Maternity leave benefits and long run outcomes of children

Author: 
Carneiro, Pedro; Løken, Katrine V. & Salvanes, Kjell G.
Publication Date: 
1 Jun 2011
Entered Date: 
20 Jul 2011

Institute 'daddy leave'

Author: 
Doucet, Andrea
Publication Date: 
6 Jul 2011
Entered Date: 
6 Jul 2011

Pregnant? Wait till the boss hears

Author: 
Gentleman, Amelia
Publication Date: 
23 Jun 2011
Entered Date: 
29 Jun 2011

Walking the picket line for new mothers

June 2, 2011 by Martha Friendly

As the Canadian Union of Postal Workers has been locked in down-to-the-wire strike talks with Canada Post, many Canadians have forgotten that it was the fight for paid maternity leave that kept postal workers walking the picket line for 42 days in 1981. As a result, CUPW became the first national union to win a settlement for paid maternity leave - topping up to 93% the 15 weeks of benefits at 60% of earnings the federal government had begun paying to eligible new mothers (with 20 weeks of insurable earnings) in 1972.

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