American Exceptionalism! Dead Last in Paid Maternity Leave

The United States is the only industrialized country without a paid maternity leave law – ranking behind Bangladesh, which mandates 16 weeks.

Read more in Al Jazeera

Rebecca Warren with son, Zach, and the office cat, Peanut. Warren,  executive director of the Monroe County Humane Association, brings her Zach to work each day [James Brosher/Al Jazeera]



About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

View all posts by Barbara MacLean →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *