When Family-Friendly Policies Backfire

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When Family-Friendly Policies Backfire

By Claire Cain Miller.  Published in The New York Times on May 26, 2015. “In Chile, a law requires employers to provide working mothers with child care. One result? Women are paid less.

In Spain, a policy to give parents of young children the right to work part-time has led to a decline in full-time, stable jobs available to all women — even those who are not mothers.

Elsewhere in Europe, generous maternity leaves have meant that women are much less likely than men to become managers or achieve other high-powered positions at work.”

To read the full article on The New York Times, visit http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/26/upshot/when-family-friendly-policies-backfire.html?_r=1&abt=0002&abg=1.

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