Category Archives: Working

Court Blocks FMLA Leave for Same-Sex Spouses

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A judge has blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule that married same-sex spouses who are otherwise eligible could to take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), even if they don’t live in states that recognize their marriage.

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Lesbian Mom to Head Largest Rabbinic Group in N. America

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Rabbi Denise Eger today becomes head of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the oldest and largest rabbinic organization in North America. She’s also a lesbian mom.

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Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Take FMLA Leave in All States

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The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that married same-sex spouses who are otherwise eligible will be able to take time off to care for each other under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), even if they don’t live in states that recognize their marriage. But same-sex parents should know one more thing about FMLA.

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Transgender Mother Wins “Working Mother of the Year”

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Meghan Stabler has been named “Working Mother of the Year” by Working Mother magazine, making her the first transgender woman to win the award.

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Next U.S. Attorney General Could Be a Lesbian Mom — or Father of a Lesbian Daughter

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Jenny Durkan, the U.S. attorney for Western Washington, is the first openly LGBT U.S. attorney and also a mom. She’s rumored to be a possible choice for the next U.S. attorney general now that Eric Holder is stepping down — but another likely nominee is the supportive father of a lesbian daughter.

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