Requires employers of 50 or more people to provide 12 weeks of unpaid leave to any worker who has a medical emergency or needs to care for an adopted, newborn or child or a seriously ill child, spouse, or parent. It does not cover part-time workers.
Teen Employment Research Findings:
What are the effects of employment on high-school students?
The context of employment is vital in determining whether jobs are positive or negative for adolescents.
Major Reasons for Increased Participation of Women in Paid Labor
Large-scale changes in the U.S. economy
Families have become dependent on women's income
Women find fulfillment in working
Now the dominant family model among workers in the labor force, approximately 70% of couples, ratio is 2:1.
an active process in which individuals manipulate their role expectations and behaviors to deal with stressful situations. Includes Split-shift, sequencing, and mommy track.
When working parents share child care, one parent takes care of the children while the other works.
Adjusting the timing of events over the life course by eliminating or postponing activities in one sphere, either work or family, until a later stage.
the employment of women in work positions that are less difficult but less prestigious, less lucrative, and limited in advancement potential. These postions do not make it easier for women to care for their families.