Series
Chicago Tonight
Episode Number
No. 8155
Episode
Parental Leave
Producing Organization
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-mg7fq9rc2j
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Description
Episode Description
This is an episode of the series "Chicago Tonight" entitled "Parental leave." The episode discusses family leave and how different companies and laws can change family leave policies. Begins with a look at two Chicago-area businesses, Bricker and Associates, a 29 person firm that does productivity consulting to small and medium sized businesses; and the 200 person Chicago Office of Towers Perrin, a firm that specializes in human resources consulting. Interviews Debbie Bricker, president and owner of Bricker and Associates, and David Glueck, vice president of Towers Perrin. Glueck is in favor of extended parental leave; Bricker opposes it. is followed by a panel discussion with State Representative Myron J. Kulas (D-Chicago), who is the sponsor of the proposed Illinois Family Responsibility and Medical Leave Act; Gloria M. Portela, a partner in the law firm of Pope, Ballard, Shepard and Fowles specializing in the representation of management in labor employment health and safety law; Mary Vlack-Kaulfers, president of Management Systems Support Incorporated, a consulting service for financial and human resource package software; and Gregory W. Baise, president of the Illinois Manufacturers Association.
Series Description
"CHICAGO MATTERS, a three-year-long project exploring issues of concern to the community, focused on children in 1991. A unique mixture of programming examines some of the [problems] facing children today and offered viable solutions. "Included in this series are PROTECT YOURSELF: TEACHING YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT AIDS, which addresses one of the leading threats to our youth and promotes prevention through education; WHAT'S OUT THER FOR J.R', which explores the state of the social service networks that provide help to youths in crisis; the CHICAGO MATTERS TOWN MEETING examines the community support systems available to children, bringing together city officials, park district representatives, parents, children and child development experts in a live 'town meeting' setting."--1991 Peabody Awards entry form.
Broadcast Date
1991-04-04
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:27:50.506
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Credits
Producing Organization: WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
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Citations
Chicago: “Chicago Tonight; No. 8155; Parental Leave,” 1991-04-04, The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 26, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-mg7fq9rc2j.
MLA: “Chicago Tonight; No. 8155; Parental Leave.” 1991-04-04. The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 26, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-mg7fq9rc2j>.
APA: Chicago Tonight; No. 8155; Parental Leave. Boston, MA: The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-mg7fq9rc2j