Tag: Work

Am I still a father?

by Evermore

Am I still a father?

June 2013, during recovery from what was supposed to be a routine heart catheterization to assess his heart condition, Ron Kelly’s son’s heart failed. Doctors weren’t able to revive 16-year-old Jon. Today Ron helps other grieving fathers, particularly those in the workplace. After struggling with identity after his son’s death, Ron Kelly helps other men mourn…



Most workers get just three days off after a child’s death, but Seattle wants to change that

by Evermore

Illinois, Oregon and Tacoma, Wash., all have laws that give employees the right to bereavement leave. Seattle may soon join these forward-thinking states and cities if a measure to extend paid leave to parents who suffer the death of a child is approved. Many are surprised to learn that bereaved parents are not included under…



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