[FoRK] New Benefits of Marriage Study Actually Hints at the Horrors of Middle Age

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Fri Jan 23 15:02:35 PST 2015

One of my best friends left his job to be a stay at home dad.  He and his wife took turns in their careers until hers took off.

Companies that employ people have the burdens that come with employing people.  Allowing them to selectively game humans at certain 
points in their lives is probably not good policy, causing unintended effects.  Like blanket sexism.

Did I get it right?

Oh...  Darn it.


On 1/23/15 2:45 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> On January 23, 2015 at 11:22:22 AM, Stephen D. Williams (sdw at lig.net <mailto:sdw at lig.net>) wrote:
>> On 1/23/15 10:23 AM, Reza B'Far (Oracle) wrote:
>> > 1. There are no females commenting.  It's curious why they have chosen to abstain
>> Curious indeed. Although I don't think we've taken any misogynistic or androgynistic positions.
> We then, I don’t think we’ve tried hard enough!
> Here’s my try: new moms very often leave jobs after maternity leave is up. So the company has a big burden of a non-working 
> staffer and gets nothing.

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