(live action) since capsize Law vs Wade, many American companies New benefits are generated, such as company funds to cover travel expenses to states where employees can have abortions.Well, recent wall street journal report Many of these same companies have found that they are dramatically shrinking maternity and parental leave benefits, as is the case with Disney subsidiary Hulu.
As reported by the WSJ, a survey of 3,000 employers found that 35% offered more paid maternity leave benefits than required by federal law, up from 53% in 2020. It turns out that only Among the companies slashing benefits is Hulu, a subsidiary of Disney. It used to be a family-friendly company, but in the aftermath of the abortion it loudly voiced its support for abortion. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
The WSJ reports that Hulu cut its paid parental leave policy from 20 weeks to just eight weeks, a 60% reduction. The impact was immediately felt by one working family interviewed for this article. “If my job cuts down on parental leave, how am I going to be able to take care of my child if my salary doesn’t go up?” Texas-based Hulu employee Devon Richey asked.
Disney, meanwhile, announced in June that it would cover the costs of employees traveling across state lines for abortion procedures. and remains committed to providing all employees, cast members and their families comprehensive access to quality and affordable care, including family planning and reproductive care. Even if you live,” Disney said in a company statement. report by washington post.
The decision by Hulu and other companies to support abortions while slashing parental leave benefits calls into question their actual commitment to equality for women in the workplace.
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The gender gap of over 1.5 million is no small issue. missing from work Since the COVID-19 pandemic caused childcare shortages and many working parents, mother, especially – Giving up their careers and staying home to care for their children because childcare is one of the biggest costs facing families.it is also a symptom of Systematic discrimination against pregnant women in the workforce They frequently become bystanders and are unfairly dismissed.
By slashing parental leave benefits while ardently supporting abortion, companies are sending a less subtle signal to women who want to have families, imposing a higher financial burden on them from the start. .
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Proponents of such policies call it reproductive “justice,” but in reality, despite these corporate messaging campaigns, the benefits of abortion are not entirely altruistic.as live-action news report In 2019, nearly 200 CEOs ran full-page ads in the New York Times declaring that abortion bans would hurt their businesses. This is a very candid look at the true motivations of the business his leader. As market forces have shown, it costs far less to pay for and promote abortion than to actually do it. World-class maternity leave policy.
Nevertheless, some employers Texas-based insurance companyshowed that good business can still be profitable by truly implementing policies that respect women and families.
Editor’s Note: This article Published by Live Action News and reprinted with permission.