Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Sweden is temporarily scrapping the 'karensdag' – the first unpaid day of your sick leave – in response to the coronavirus, the government announced as it outlined measures to handle the crisis.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Finland is switching up its parental leave laws, and this time, the government says they're putting children at the center. Finland's new family leave policy would give 164 "daily allowance days" to each parent, or about seven months, the country...
United States, Finland, Sweden, America, Europe
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Finland's new government has announced plans to give all parents the same parental leave, in a push to get fathers to spend more time with their children. Paid allowance will increase to a combined 14 months, which works out as 164 days per parent....
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Europe
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
BLOG: For decades, political and economic policies have been built on the promise of helping people do better than the generations before them. But still today, in 2020, the opportunities we get in life remain largely dictated by the socio-economic...
United States, China, India, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, America, Asia, Europe
Saturday, December 14, 2019
The first residents have moved into a new housing scheme that mixes seniors, young people and foreigners who came to Sweden as unaccompanied minors seeking asylum. They are required to socialize with each other.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
(OPINION): From the “welfare-reform” efforts of the 1990s to the strictly income-dependent benefits of the Affordable Care Act, means-testing has dominated the past several decades of center-left policy discussion in the United States. According to this...
America, United States, Europe, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden