Five Ways New Moms Can Protect Their Jobs

Published: Nov 15, 2007

By Marshall Loeb (MarketWatch) -- Is your job really safe when you go on maternity leave? Not necessarily, says career coach Cynthia Shapiro, author of the book "Corporate Confidential." The Family and Medical Leave Act entitles many American mothers to take 12 weeks off to care for their newborns. But the law does not provide blanket protection and companies have been known to exploit its weaknesses when they fear a new mom is becoming more of a liability than an asset. Read full article below.

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