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July 21, 2014

Ed. Note: This post originally appeared on the Department of Labor (Work in Progress) Blog on July 15, 2014. Read the original post here.

Photo: Top: Daniel Murphy speaks at a White House event on working fathers. Bottom: Murphy at work. (Photo Credit: New York Daily News)

Tonight, New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy will participate in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game – proof positive that you can perform peerlessly... Continue Reading

June 16, 2014

This month, The White House released an infographic highlighting the changing picture of what it’s like to be a working dad. Balancing work and family is a challenge and all parents – moms and dads alike – face issues with access to paid leave and flexible work places.

How have things been changing?

In 2014 63% of families with children have both parents working – 7% of families with children are father-only families.

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February 24, 2014

Dads are often superheroes at home, but what their job can vary pretty drastically from day to day. A company that supports the balance between work and family helps dads be super no matter where they are.

Most jobs meet the basic function of giving dads the pay that allows them to support their family. But some companies are offering perks that strengthen dads’ ability to take care of the home and family.

Many companies offer... Continue Reading

April 19, 2013

Growing up I have fond memories of accompanying my mother and father to work. With great anticipation I would jump into the car and head to work with Mom at least once a year. While the experience was often scary it was exciting to climb up on the big chair in the back of the room and watch Mom work. Mom was a High School Home Economics teacher at an urban school in Baltimore, MD.

Going to work with Dad was altogether a different... Continue Reading