How HR mishaps left Amazon workers underpaid and out of jobs

Amazon workers lost pay and occasionally jobs due to mistakes by the company's employee leave system.
After Tara Jones, an Amazon warehouse employee in Oklahoma, reported money missing from her paycheck, an internal investigation revealed the problem had been going undetected for over a year.
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Time's Up joins businesses to support caregivers and help women return to work

May 19, 2021
The new Care Economy Business Council is pushing for government policies around paid child care and family leave.
The U.S. is the only wealthy country without paid family leave.
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New benefits to help working parents are uneven.
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FMLA celebrates 25th anniversary

Feb 5, 2018
The Family Medical Leave Act was signed into law a quarter of a century ago today. It was an important step in granting American workers time to care for newborns or sick loved ones. Now, though, U.S. support for families lags behind most developed countries, but there is momentum to update the program.  Click the […]

New York joins a handful of states with family leave. Will other states follow?

Dec 18, 2017
Starting in January 2018, New Yorkers will be able to take paid leave when they give birth, adopt a new baby, or need to take care of a sick family member.
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The Conversation: Paid family leave

Apr 29, 2016
Marketplace Weekend listeners weigh in on what paid family leave means to them.
Who should decide who gets paid family leave?
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