During my 17 years as a labor attorney, I have witnessed the Family and Medical Leave Act erode the rights of businesses and families. We shouldn’t expand this problem.
Small government conservatives naturally fear making common cause with the welfare state, but facing a 50 percent margin against them in popular opinion, it might be time to abandon outright opposition.
Conservatives should passionately assert the importance of parents spending time with kids, and make the sanctity of the household a first-tier electoral issue.
President Trump signed a deal to avert a government shutdown for another two years by basically giving the Democrats all the spending they wanted.
President Trump has provided Republicans the opportunity to engage on paid leave in a meaningful way, and to craft a conservative solution.
Maternity leave is for the purpose of helping mom recover because, last I checked, only moms give birth. The list of things they have to recover from is impressive.
Please tell me again why Cosmopolitan magazine is allowed to pretend it’s feminist when its writers insist men need benefits that only make sense to apply to women.
Under Donald Trump’s maternity leave and child-care proposal, parents are indisputably passing on the costs of their choice to have children to co-workers who don’t have children.
Donald Trump has stolen a popular idea from the Democratic playbook. Yet conservatives should think twice before rejecting this challenge to the status quo.
For the most part, I appreciate the flexibility the American approach to maternity leave affords us parents. To optimize it, you need to plan.
New research shows that new moms are more likely to benefit their babies with nursing if they delay getting back to outside-the-home work.
The women of The Federalist discuss a new book, “Meternity,” that argues women should get extended time off paid work without having to give birth first.
Government isn’t the only entity capable of doing things. Duh?
Women would do better for themselves and their families if they were free to negotiate family leave individually, as international experience shows.
Paternity leave is important—but government shouldn’t force it on people.
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