Parental Leave



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Work-Life Effectiveness

Working Parents (Quick Take)

How do family composition and paid leave for parents compare around the world?

Survey Finds Many Working Parents Fear Job Loss or Being Penalized During Covid-19

According to a Catalyst-CNBC survey, working parents fear being a parent is a strike against them in the workplace. Read…

Top Resources

8 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019

Catch up over the holidays with our recommendations for podcasts on inclusive leadership, books about women leaders, and more. Read…

Catalyst President & CEO Quoted in the Associated Press

President & CEO Lorraine Hariton's take on a proposed federal policy that would extend paid parental leave for federal employees.…


10 Reasons Every Company Should Offer Paid Paternity Leave

Not only do men want the option, but workplaces and organizations can benefit from giving it.


Benefits of Paternity Leave: Being There

They say as a parent, you never stop worrying.

Preparing for Labor Day: “Maternity Leave” Is Also for Dads

Let’s End the Stigma


A Topic for Discussion

I’m regularly told that I’m a ‘good dad’ when I’m simply in line with the kids anywhere (especially in the…


Many Are Unaware of the Benefits

Paternity leave can go a long way toward building the kinds of businesses that attract and retain workers. It also…

Parental Leave

The Case For Extended Paternity Leave In The Netherlands

The Netherlands is a country crying out for a different way of doing things—one that departs from the traditional zuilen…

Work-Life Effectiveness

Childcare: What’s Trending? Understanding What Works For Different Organizations

nding affordable and reliable childcare has been a challenge that working women around the world face when their maternity leave…

Case Study: The Chubb Corporation – The Working Parents Network: Embracing Diversity Across the Caretaking Spectrum

Learn about Chubb's work-life effectiveness through its ERG for parents.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP – Increasing Retention of Women Lawyers: The Parental Leave Program

Since 2004, McCarthy Tétrault’s senior leadership has identified gender diversity as one of the firm’s highest priorities. To help its…

Work-Life Effectiveness

Report: After-School Worries: Tough on Parents, Bad for Business

PCAST is an equal-opportunity concern, cutting across gender, race, and rank, from factory floor to executive suite.