Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers at Work

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Too often, lack of workplace support for breastfeeding mothers leads them to face stigma about their choice, worries about future career opportunities, and the pressure to stop before they’re ready, leading to possible negative health consequences for both mothers and…

Sample Policy: Paid Parental Leave

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Below is the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation’s parental leave policy. NCECF, a nonprofit in Raleigh, has four employees. NCECF will provide paid parental leave to employees following the birth of an employee’s child or the placement of a child…

Sample Policy: Support for Breastfeeding Mothers

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Below are the lactation room rules for Aeroflow Healthcare, Inc., an Asheville-based durable medical equipment provider.Aeroflow is committed to supporting our moms by providing the time and space needed to meet her breastfeeding goals. Because every mom has her…

Listening and Learning in the Twin Counties

North Carolina
Family Forward NC continued our effort to listen and learn from employers and employees across the state this week at a Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership (S.T.E.P.) #workHERE meeting in Rocky Mount. S.T.E.P. is a comprehensive community effort to create a…

UNICEF: 10 Ways Companies Can Be More Family-Friendly

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Below is an excerpt of an article from UNICEF. For the original, click here.  Parents need time and support to give their children the best start in life. So what can business do? Here are 10 ways businesses can help…