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Mother—the hardest worker of them all

Read it here. Together with my colleagues I’ve been writing a blog about triumphs and tragedies, rights and wrongs, in the workplace for over three years. Workers are working harder than ever, with less and less to show for it in their envelope. All the while, workers find their rights under attack and at times…

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Breastfeeding Is A Civil Right

Read it here. This past week, I escaped to sunny California with my 7-month-old. As we made our way across the country by bus, plane, and car, one thing that made our travels infinitely easier was that I could breastfeed my daughter as we went. It gave her comfort, helped her go to sleep (something…

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One Big Step Forward For Pregnant Women

Read it here. In a much anticipated ruling, yesterday the Supreme Court weighed in on whether a UPS driver, Peggy Young, had been discriminated against based on pregnancy. Instead of providing Peggy with light-duty work, as it had done for many other workers, UPS instead forced her to take unpaid leave. This case has gotten…

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Doing Good By Dining Well

Read it here. It’s Restaurant Week in Maine. Actually, Restaurant Week this year is twice as long, March 1-14th, because apparently Maine Restaurant Week “is so epic it’s two weeks this year.” Dozens of restaurants across the state are participating from Kennebunk to Auburn to Orono, and as part of the festivities they are offering…

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