“The Help” Gets Its DueNew laws mean domestic workers finally have to be treated like other employees.
How Could One of America's Most Sexist Companies End Up on Working Mother's Best 100 List?And what does that say about American employers' glowing reports about their own "family-friendliness"?
Is 40 Weeks the Ideal Maternity Leave Length?Long leaves are good for both babies and mothers, but extra-long leaves may not be, and other surprising lessons from Europe.
Yes, You Can Get Fired After Taking Maternity LeaveThe confusing state of family-leave policies.
Will Obama Help You Get Decent Child Care?He's the first president to care about it, at least.
Defenseless Secretary Hillary Clinton hasn’t offered a reasonable explanation for her private email account. That’s because there isn’t one.
Naming Wrongs David Geffen paid $100 million to get his name on a concert hall at Lincoln Center. Yes, that’s kind of gross.
“You Can Call Me Laura” Here are L.V. Anderson’s favorite reads from Slate this week, from #teamweasel to the discovery of thiamin.
It Took a Horrible Wasting Disease—and Lots and Lots of Chickens—for Scientists to Discover Vitamins