"Millions of US workers--including parents of newborn or adopted children--are suffering health, financial, and career harms from weak work-family policies. They have virtually no legal guarantees of paid family leave or sick days, meager support for pumping breast milk at work, and little protection against workplace discrimination on the basis of family care-giving responsibilities. Based on interviews with 64 parents, this report documents the health and financial impacts of the US's inadequate work-family poliies"--P.  of cover.
"This report was researched and authored by Janet Walsh, deputy director of the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch"--P. 78. "February 2011"--Table of contents page.
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Formatted Contents Note
Summary Methodology Background: US workforce changes and gender inequality US work-family supports and disparate access Global trends and country comparisons Real families, real harms from work-family policy failings International human rights and labor standards Recommendations Acknowledgments Appendix: country comparisons of paid leave benefits.