Paternity leave is the time a father takes off from work after the birth or adoption of a child. In the United States, the leave is rarely paid.
Paternity leave is critical
Since 1979, Jamaican women have been enjoying paid maternity leave as provided for under the Maternity Leave Act, as long as they have been working with the same employer for at least one year.And for many years now, the idea that male employees...
A Postdoc's Guide to Paternity Leave
By Kathleen Flint Ehm, National Postdoctoral Association Amelia Linnemann, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Cathee Johnson Phillips, National Postdoctoral Association This guide provides general information on paternity leave for postdoc fathers following the birth of a child. It is intended as a companion guide to A Postdoc's Guide to Pregnancy and Maternity Leave These are general recommendations only and may not apply to your specific situation;…
Why men should start taking paternity leave
It can help reduce the 'motherhood penalty' and the gender pay gap, the Danish minister for equality says.
Maternity and Paternity Leave Trends
Bringing a child into the world is a joyous event, but sometimes one aspect threatens to dampen the happiness—taking time off from work. Though United States does not legally require businesses to...
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What Do Men Do On Paternity Leave? Become Dads
They say a man becomes a father when he first holds his baby. Instead of having time to grow into the role, most America dads are sent right back to work.
Why Dads Should Take Paternity Leave |
Canadian Michael Cusden fought guilt and worry at the onset of his six-month parental leave.
Maternity / Paternity Leave? How long?
DH and I are looking over our finances. Of course, after a private newborn adoption we’re going to be flat broke and probably have a new loan from the bank to repay. So, we are really debating the benefit and need to be home for a while to bond with this newborn baby, versus the fact that we will be broke! I am planning on taking at least the 12 weeks afforded me from FMLA. In my state we get no paid leave…
How CEO dads cope with taking paternity leave
Moms aren't the only ones who have to make hard decisions about taking leave after the birth of a child. Just in time for Father’s Day, Fortune looks at how CEO dads deal with swapping the corner office for diaper duty.
Why the U.S. Needs Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
Lagging a bit behind the rest of the world, the U.S. currently has no laws requiring paid maternity and paternity leave. Would the U.S. benefit from paid maternity and paternity leave?
Why Dads Don't Take Paternity Leave
More companies, including Yahoo and Bank of America, are offering more generous paternity leave, but few fathers dare to take the full benefit, fearing a loss of status at work.
Why men are scared to take paternity leave
On average, companies offer new dads about half as much time off as new moms. That sends a message
New Dads: What I Learned On Paternity Leave
New dads reflect on what they learned during paternity leave, and why it's so important.
Paid paternity leave should be the norm in the US
This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cara Brennan Allamano, Senior Vice-President, HR, Udemy There’s no question t…
Why Don’t Men Take Paid Paternity Leave?
Why Men Are Scared to Take Paternity Leave
On average, companies offer new dads about half as much time off as new moms. That sends a message.
10 Companies that Offer Awesome Paternity Leave
Fathers play a critical role in the development of their children. As such, it makes sense for new fathers be allowed to take time off to be with their children, just like new mothers. I wish my husband had worked for one of these companies—their paternity benefits are just as awesome as their maternity ones. Kudos to them for implementing these measures! …
Paternity leave: how Britain compares with the rest of the world
6 January 2016 • 4:05pm A new incentive was launched in Sweden this week encouraging fathers to take three months paid paternity leave. Like several European countries, Sweden has a ‘daddy quota’ of paid time off that’s allocated to couples as a unit, but only allowed to be taken by the father and therefore lost if he chooses not to take it. The new 30-day extension , which came into force on January 1, follows a successful increase to two months in 2002…
Planning Maternity or Paternity Leave: A Professional’s Guide