Parental Leave, Smart is the New Rich, Fathers and ChildrenThe Matt Townsend Show
- May 26, 2015
Parental Leave (27:49) Dr. Ruth Milkman is a sociologist of labor and labor movements who has written on a variety of topics involving work and organized labor in the United States, past and present. She is currently a Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center and at the Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, where she also serves as Research Director. She recently co-authored a study of California's paid family leave program, focusing on its impact on employers and workers. Her most recent book is Unfinished Business: Paid Family Leave in California and the Future of U.S. Work-Family Policy. Smart is the New Rich (1:07:44) Christine Romans is the author of: "Smart is the New Rich: Money Guide for Millennials". Christine is the anchor of "Early Start" with John Berman weekdays from CNN's Chief Business Correspondent. She is the recipient of a 2004 Emmy for CNN series "Outsourcing America.", Media Excellence Award from National Foundation for Women Legislators, ISU Young Alumnus Award 2006, 2009 James W. Schwartz Award and MADD Media award 2007. Today she discusses her book which is described as a step-by-step guide to all things money. The Role of Fathers in Development of Children (1:44:07) Julie Nelson (the child whisperer) has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. She teaches classes such as Applied Parenting and Marriage and Relationship Skills at Utah Valley University. Julie talk is the author of "Keep It Real and Grab a Plunger" providing parenting tips and ideas. Today she shares research on the importance of fathers in the development of children. Show More...