BABY BONUS" OR PAID PARENTAL LEAVE -- WHICH ONE IS BETTER?
- National paid parental scheme up and running. BLAKE, NICK // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov2010, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p23
The article reports on a government funded paid parental leave program in Australia which offers 18 weeks of paid leave to new parents and has resulted from Australia's National Paid Parental Leave Act of 2010. A discussion of the program's eligibility requirements, and of applications that must...
- Calculating the time-worked threshold for FMLA eligibility. Ritter, David B. // HR Specialist: Illinois Employment Law;Jun2010, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p6
The article offers information on the right calculation of the time-worked threshold for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligibility in the U.S. It notes that the leave is eligible for employees who have been rendering service in a company for 1,250 hours during a 13-month period prior to...
- Bringing up baby. O'Connell, David // Money Management;4/7/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p26
The article offers information on the eligibility criteria over the introduction of the paid parental leave (PPL) scheme in 2010, wherein parents can claim a fortnightly allowance for childcare. It notes that the claimant should have an adjusted taxable income that would include fringe benefits,...
- Understanding California's Paid Family Leave Program - Part I. Allen, Jamerson C.; Attwood, Mark R.; Shaw, Jennifer Brown; Duerden, Angela M.; Lotito, Michael J.; O'Neill, Nancy L. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2004 Q3, p1
The article provides information on California's Paid Family Leave program. The program is under the administration of the California Employment Development Department. The programs's requirements are discussed, including the general eligibility criteria and the new regulations. Certain...
- Coordinated and Comprehensive Plan for Children and Families. Curtis, Pam; Middleton, Donna // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Spring2003, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p38
Examines Oregon's progress in addressing problems facing children and families. Legislation passed by the legislature to address problems affecting children and families; Citizen involvement in evidence-based strategies; State resources utilized to address problems.
- Preserving chaos. Murphy, Patrick T. // Commonweal;3/24/95, Vol. 122 Issue 6, p12
Reports that American children become victims by the state's approach to child welfare. Savings for the government by providing family preservation services; Provision for parents to care for their children; Cases of child abuse.
- Child protection report urges more balance. Court, Claudia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/1/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6996, p9
Focuses on a report from the British Department of Health which states that the workload of child protection workers puts emphasis on investigations rather than inquiries to the detriment of whole families. Recommendation for a shift of focus to the overall needs of children; Lack of support...
- Child protection 'needs work'. Russell, Vivienne // Public Finance;10/17/2003, p15
Reports on the areas of improvement needed by child protection agencies in Great Britain according to recommendations by Victoria Climbie.
- Executive DIRECTIONS. Bilchik, Shay // Children's Voice;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p4
The article celebrates the ten years of the eligibility requirements for children seeking foster care services in 2006. A child's eligibility for federal foster care assistance is based on whether that child qualifies for public assistance under the former Aid to Families with Dependent Children...