Stories

The Ghost of Abraham Lincoln

The Lingering Legend of Abraham Lincoln's Ghost

Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865), is remembered for his vital role as the leader in preserving the Union during the Civil War and beginning the process that led to the end of slavery in the United States. He's remembered for his ...read more

Pregnancy in the Workplace

How U.S. Employers Have Handled Pregnancy in the Workplace

As the only industrialized nation in the world with no federal policy mandating paid maternity leave, the United States has a long and complicated history of how employers have handled pregnancy in the workplace.  From mandating reduced hours for pregnant employees to waffling on ...read more