Tag: maternity leave

Need to Know: Demystifying the FMLA and Maternity Leave

As a labor and employment law attorney (among other things), I get a lot of questions from moms-to-be about their rights in the workplace, particularly those pertaining to maternity leave. As it turns out, there are a lot of misperceptions floating around about the federal Family and Medical Leave Act or “FMLA,” including whether it

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Yep, Having Kids Will Hurt Your Career.

Every day, moms-to-be scour the blogosphere for confirmation that when they someday choose to become pregnant, have their babies, and go about the task of raising them while working in a professional career, they will go on to be fabulous parents and fabulous career women, and that although things may be a bit different, for

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What’s Been Going On With Me.

Not that I think I have a massive readership going yet on this blog, but since I haven’t been able to post for a while, here is what I have been up to recently: 1) After a painful final month at work, I am now out on maternity leave for 16 weeks, effective this week.

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