Helping working mothers benefits the rest of society

Commentary | May 14, 2008 | By Marilyn Watkins | Everett Herald

My own kids are mostly grown up, so I sought out two younger women this week to hear their perspectives on being a working mother today. Both women recognized that they were fortunate - with two incomes and supportive employers. Even so, struggles with child care, commutes and rising prices took a toll. "We need help," they concluded.

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Column, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Paid Sick Days