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Paid maternity leave

Gibson, Megan L. (2004) Paid maternity leave. Independent Education.

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Abstract

Access to paid maternity leave is a major issue on our current social, political and policy agenda. Better paid maternity leave provisions are seen as one of the ways to address the inequality experienced by women as a result of the gendered nature of family responsibilities. One Brisbane kindergarten is leading the way in providing maternity leave to its employees. The Director of Campus Kindergarten, Megan GIBSON, explains how, through staff input, the centre has developed a comprehensive parental leave policy that sits hand in hand with their professional development policy.

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ID Code: 29002
Item Type: Other
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Keywords: education, paid maternity leave
ISSN: 1320-9825
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 03 Dec 2009 13:38
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2013 16:49

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