The blog where we discuss latest updates to work/family legal issues.
Postpartum depression is a serious condition that can leave new moms feeling sad, worried or overwhelmed. And it’s quite common—up to 1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression, usually beginning between a week and a month after delivery. Other new moms may experience related mental health issues, such as postpartum anxiety.Tags: Untagged Read More
Grandparenthood – as any grandparent will tell you – is a wonderful thing. After a hiatus, babies and children are back in your life and you can enjoy them with a little less tension than you had when raising your own children.Tags: Untagged Read More
On Friday, September 2, Equal Means Equal, a documentary that features Dina Bakst, A Better Balance Co-Founder and Co-President, and Armanda Legros, A Better Balance client and community activist, is opening. The film tackles the barriers to equality that women face in the United States.Tags: women's equality, equal pay, gender equity Read More
On Friday, August 26, A Better Balance is celebrating Women’s Equality Day! Though the fight for equality in the workplace is a continuing battle, great strides have been made in New York.Tags: equal pay, Paid Family Leave, family status discrimination, PWFA, new york, NY, women's equality Read More
Amid the school supply shopping and back-to-school jitters that signal the end of summer, August is the perfect time for working parents of kids in school to brush up on helpful laws that can help them manage the competing demands of work and family.Tags: caregivers, Workplace Flexibility, Paid Sick Days Read More
August is National Breastfeeding Month! What better way to celebrate than by reading up on your rights? Here’s a primer of federal and state breastfeeding laws for moms who want to keep breastfeeding when they head back to work.Tags: Know Your Rights, Fairness in the Workplace, Breastfeeding Read More