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Navy asking Pentagon to increase paternity leave time

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The Navy is advocating a change that would give fathers and secondary caregivers more time off after a birth or adoption, the service’s personnel chief said. This content was originally published here.

U.S. Moms don’t need maternity leave, so just shut up about it already. – Turn this Car Around

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I can’t believe it has been 3 years since I wrote this little ditty on maternity leave. Even more, I can’t believe it has been 3 years since I wrote that little ditty and not a goddamn thing has changed in mandated federal family leave policies. Since 2012, I’ve gotten a second round at what … This content was originally published here.

The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Abby Leaves for Paris – Maternity Leave Kicks In – Shott Over, Scabby Shelved

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The Young and the Restless spoilers tease that Abby (Melissa Ordway) will be working in Paris for awhile. Her Newman Enterprises’ assignment will be indefinitely, which addresses an on-screen problem and a real life cast issue. Scott (Daniel Hall) and Abby became increasingly involved with each other after the storage unit incident. That life-threatening situation proved personally disastrous for Mr. Grainger, as the emotions stirred during the event exposed latent feelings he and Abby had for each other. After surviving that ordeal, Scabby formed. Scott and Abby were caught kissing in public on multiple occasions, which eventually resulted in a […]

Swiss voters accept 2 weeks of paternity leave

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Today, Swiss voters voted on whether to accept a plan to offer two weeks of paternity leave funded by an increase in salary taxes. © Pojoslaw | Dreamstime.com Based on the latest vote count a ma This content was originally published here.

Biden admin refuses maternity leave to Trump admin employees: ‘I got completely screwed’

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President Biden has pushed for parental leave concerning pregnancy for many years. So, it came as a surprise when Biden’s administration told Trump aides ‘no’ when they requested maternity leave. It turns out they lost that benefit when Biden took office and some are questioning the legality of it. The request for leave was originally approved by the Trump administration and then subsequently denied by Biden’s. One of the aides affected by this is named Vanessa Ambrosini. She is the former deputy communications director at the Commerce Department. As her pregnancy progressed, she had everything in order and had been […]

Salary differential under the new maternity leave law

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Republic Act (RA) No. 11210, or the Expanded Maternity Leave Law, was signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Feb. 20. Female workers in the private and public sectors can now enjoy a total of 105 days’ paid maternity benefit for live childbirth, regardless of the mode of delivery, with an option to extend for another 30 days without pay. Qualified solo parents are entitled to an additional 15 days’ paid leave. The law also provides 60 days’ paid leave for miscarriage and emergency termination of pregnancy. Apart from the expanded 105 leave days, another significant improvement in the law […]

In Russia, Mom, Dad, or Grandparents Get 3-Year Maternity Leave

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We probably all know the two types of grandmas. The grandma who told you stories, did crafts with you, sang songs to you and held you, and the grandma who whirled in once a year, gave you an expensive (often useless) present, told you that you were getting tall and then dashed off, back to her flashy lifestyle. But do grandmas actually have the choice of whether to be full-time grandmas or seventy-year-old career women? In Russia, they definitely do. By Russian law, maternity leave can actually be taken by any of the family members. Whether father, mother, grandmother, or grandfather, one member of […]

Even on paternity leave, 32% of Japanese moms say dads don’t help much with housework | The Japan Times

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The government has been pushing for fathers to take paternity leave as Japan faces a demographic crisis, yet a new wrinkle has emerged: Almost one-third of mothers report that their partners do little to help out around the house while they’re off work. Of 508 mothers, 32 percent said their husbands did less than two hours of housework or child care per day during paternity leave, according to a survey released Wednesday by Mamari, a motherhood information portal. About 20 percent of the mothers reported that their husbands did more than eight hours of work. The responding mothers said they […]

Unity: Biden White House Fired Trump Officials in Pentagon Who Were Out on Maternity and Paternity Leave (VIDEO)

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On Sunday morning Rep. Devin Nunes and his former aide Kash Patel joined Maria Bartiromo on Sunday Morning Futures. Nunes and Kash Patel were asked about the double-standard in the US justice system today. This comes after former FBI lawyer kevin Clinesmith was sentenced to probation for falsifying documents that led to the Trump Spygate scandal, the greatest political scandal in US history next to the 2020 election. Paul Sperry earlier weighed in on this travesty of justice. We no longer have govt of the People, by the People or for the People. We have govt of the Elite, by […]

South Africa’s new paternity leave laws are here – this is what you need to know

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South Africa’s new parental leave laws have been signed into law by president Cyril Ramaphosa – taking effect from 1 January 2020. The new legislation means that all parents – including fathers, adopting parents, and surrogates –  are now entitled to 10 days paid parental leave when their children are born. However, this new legislation does not apply to mothers who give birth as they are already entitled to paid maternity leave in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA). Parents are entitled to take paid parental leave once a calendar year and they must apply for it […]