Pumpin’ Mamas

08 May

Article by Jill Lepore in The New Yorker here.

When did breast pumps become a substitute for proper paid maternity leave? Economically it’s cheaper for an employer to find a broom closet (remember, not a bathroom) with a power supply and a chair for a new mother, rather than the hassle of paying out maternity leave and employing a new person in the workforce.

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Posted by on May 8, 2009 in Article, Motherhood, the mummy race



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