Family-friendly, or freeloader-friendly? by Karen McGowan @FortuneMagazine September 10, 2007, 1:53 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons In a September 10 Ask Annie column a reader asks Anne Fisher whether taking time off work for certain parental responsibilities is fair to coworkers. Do parents deserve more time off than single employees? Do you think single colleagues should be more sympathetic to the demands on working parents? Do you know someone who takes advantage of their company’s liberal attitude toward work-life balance?