Tag Archives: maternity leave

Paid maternity leave

I was doing my morning browse of the various papers when I came across this provocative statement by Susie O’Brien in the Herald Sun: Sorry, stay-at-home mums, but you don’t deserve paid parental leave. There’s one simple reason. You are not in the paid workforce. Her reasoning is that paid maternity leave is not to […]

Chained to the kitchen sink…

Via Larvatus Prodeo, I became aware of KRudd’s latest gem – a PhD is an “excuse for not having kids”. (What is it with the political leaders in our country at the moment?) Nina Funnell, a thirty something researcher, attended a function where Kevin Rudd spoke on an ageing population. Her story follows: I was […]