- The Wall Street Journal’s Metropolis blog checks out a new study that looked at the salaries of fathers as compared to other groups — the resulting report is tellingly entitled “The ‘Mommy Tax’ and the ‘Daddy Bonus’.”
- Ideastream talks to several congresswomen who are mothers who’ve balanced caring for new babies and fulfilling their legislative duties.
- The Boston Globe talks about a growing trend of mothers re-entering the workforce through part-time consulting or special internship programs with companies who hope to retain them as employees. Prime quote: “So many women have left corporate America to raise a family that the female brain drain can no longer be ignored.”
- The Chicago Tribune talks to one working mother — head of marketing for her family’s winery — who attended the National Restaurant Association trade show with her newborn baby and was asked to leave because the minimum age for attendees was 16. She had been wearing the sleeping baby in a wrap at the time.
Make sure to check out this week’s news update over at Corporette!
And speaking of newborn babies, here’s some Kat news: her son Harrison Grant Griffin finally arrived over Memorial Day weekend, surprising everyone when he came into the world weighing 10 lbs 1.2 oz. Welcome to the world, Harry!
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