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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama recognized all mothers in celebration of the upcoming Mother’s Day, and gave thanks to his wife and mother-in-law for their role in raising his…

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    Policy Proposals for Working Women

    Sabrina Schaeffer talked about the Independent Women’s Forum’s policy proposals in their recent report, Working for Women: A Modern Agenda for Improving Women’s Lives,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How do you feel about government-paid family leave?” Clare O’Connor was interviewed by phone about her Forbes…

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    Secretary Carter on Improving Military Life

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced his latest initiatives under his “Force of the Future” plan. He said the military would double maternity and paternity leave from…

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    Paid Maternity Leave

    Claire Suddath talked about her Bloomberg Businessweek article, “Can the U.S. Ever Fix Its Messed-Up Maternity Leave System.” She also talked about the history of maternity…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, including a line for employers, were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should All Employers Provide…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics including the easing of restriction on U.S. travel to Cuba, the Nigerian terror network Boko Haram,…

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    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Remarks

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about the importance of women on the U.S. economy. She argued for an increase in the federal minimum wage, universal pre-K education, and…

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    Family Medical Leave Act 20th Anniversary

    House Democrats marked the 20th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). President Bill Clinton signed the act in 1993 to “balance the demands of the workplace with the…

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    Family-Friendly Employment Practices

    Witnesses testified about the findings of a new Government Accountability Office report on policies used abroad to help women balance work and care-giver responsibilities. They talked…

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    Family Medical Leave Legislation

    Mr. Ensellem and Mr. Oxfeld talked about the effect of the Family and Medical Leave Act on unemployment insurance benefits. The Act would provide benefits for employees who…

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    Paid Parental Leave

    Mr. Shreve talked about the Administration’s proposal to allow states to use unemployment compensations to provide paid parental leave for employees with new children. He…

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    Paid Parental Leave

    Ms. Paxton talked about an executive order from President Clinton that allows states to use unemployment compensation for paid parental leave for employees at the birth or adoption of…

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    Republican Radio Address

    Sen. Hutchinson talked about legislation to provide parents more time to spend with their families through maternity leave and compensation time. The bill would allow for more…

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    Republican Radio Address

    Senator Ashcroft talked about the need to provide flexible working hours to all workers. He stressed that it allows persons to spend more time with their families while preserving…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Family and Medical Leave Law

    At a second anniversary event for the Family and Medical Leave Act, President Clinton and others talked about the positive impact of the law on families.

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    Family and Medical Leave Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Bill. It was passed by Congress yesterday and is the first piece of legislation that President Clinton has signed into…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation Debate

    House members debated the rule on the Family and Medical Leave Bill, which would require employers with 50 or more employees to allow employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to spend time…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation Debate

    Members of the Senate debated an amendment of the Family and Medical Leave Bill that would provide greater flexibility for employers covered under the legislation. The legislation…

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