The WTA's new rule modifications also offer more protection to players on maternity leave.
Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, is considered the best player in the history of tennis. So, the unnecessary obstacles Williams has to face in her career are seemingly serving as teachable moments for the tennis world.
One must wonder just what in the hell is wrong with tennis.
Twenty-one white people (including seven male board members and CEO Steve Simon) of a total of 22 people in the World Tennis Association's (WTA) management made the call to boot Serena Williams from seeding for the French Open for having a baby.
"When people are forced to drop out of the workforce to take care of their children, our economy loses some of our best and brightest workers," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) said.
It has been a rallying cry for Democrats for the better part of a decade; as more women have aspired to play dual roles as both mother and professional, many liberals are looking at employers to ease the burden.
PwC's Liz Taishoff Sweigart discusses how she managed work and home after returning to the firm after maternity leave. Sweigart also gives advice on how moms and dads must "get comfortable with their new normal."
PwC's (No. 4 on the DiversityInc 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) Liz Taishoff Sweigart discusses how she managed work and home after returning to the firm after maternity leave. Sweigart also gives advice on how moms and dads must "get comfortable with their new normal."
The thought of returning to work may feel overwhelming, but you're now an expert multi-tasker.
As a new mom who plans to return to work after taking maternity leave, or even an extended leave to raise your children, you might be a bit apprehensive about going back into the workforce. Becoming a mom is an all-consuming role, and once you're back at work, it can be hard to feel as productive as you once were.
Women face a "motherhood penalty" of 4 percent of income for each child they have, and 10 percent for high-earning moms.
Trump advocates for working mother's rights — but not those who work for the company that makes her clothes.
Men from U.S. Soccer Federation offer nothing but excuses for why the Women's U.S. National Team earns significantly less than men's, despite women's being more profitable.
Get back to work: the 'family values' party doesn't seem to like mothers
The subject of paid leave for all American workers has been a hot topic in recent years. Currently, the United States stands alone as the only industrialized nation in the world without required paid leave for workers. More people are speaking out about the issue, though, and some of the presidential candidates have weighed in as well.