parental leave

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parental leave

(păr-ĕn-tăl)
The policy of allowing one or both parents to have leave from work following the birth of their child.
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Data shows that paternity leave policies have a direct impact on narrowing the gender wage gap.
International studies have found that fathers who take advantage of longer paternity leave have a greater involvement in the early lives of their children.
The paternity leave benefit covers every husband who performs services for, and receives compensation from another, as long as an employer-employee relationship exists between them.
Arroyo filed House Bill 2956 proposing to delete the provision of Republic Act 8187, the Paternity Leave Act of 1996 that limits paternity leave to fathers for the first four deliveries of their wife.
She said that Paid Paternity Leave for a new father is not usually provided under the labour legislation for the private sector, said a press release here.
Lithuania, where new dads can take four weeks of paternity leave at full pay, is second.
Fulton MacGregor has hailed the "fantastic news"that North Lanarkshire Council is to introduce a policy to double statutory paternity leave.
The House plenum voted on Wednesday against President Nicos Anstasiades' referral back to parliament of a bill to grant paternity leave and benefits to unmarried couples.
The same Parliament that has provided all this disturbing, viral comedy last month rejected a bill which would have granted optional paternity leave to all married male employees in private and public service.
Switzerland come in last place overall, with research showing it came out at the bottom of the pile in terms of paternity leave, childcare fees and cost of living.
He is making the case for the UK Government to increase the legal entitlement to paternity leave and for employers in the meantime to give staff a better paternity deal.
With the UAE's 'Cohesive Family 2021' campaign placing emphasis on building strong family systems and bonds, it is rather disconcerting to see that there are currently no plans to incorporate paid paternity leave into policy or practice.