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A fresh look at paternity leave: Why the benefits extend beyond the personal | McKinsey

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DOWNLOADS This article was a collaborative effort by Francesca Colantuoni, Wahi Diome-Deer, Karl Moore, Shaibyaa Rajbhandari, and Gila Tolub. To help reduce burnout among working mothers, what if more new fathers took on caregiving responsibilities in the home? What if they began making that commitment by taking paternity leave? And what if taking that time improved the home lives and work–life balance for fathers, while also making them feel more positive about their own careers and employers? We looked at those questions and others in recent interviews with 130 new fathers and their partners, across ten countries, about extended paternity […]

Emmerdale star Michelle Hardwick hints at return to soap after maternity leave – Mirror Online

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Don’t miss out on the biggest soaps gossip! Get a daily email direct to your inbox with our newsletter When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick has hinted that she might soon be returning to the soap after taking maternity leave to welcome her baby boy Teddy with wife Kate Brooks. The 44-year-old actress and her wife Kate Brooks, an Emmerdale producer, became proud parents for the first […]

I won’t take any maternity leave… Spencer will stay at home with baby No2, says Vogue Williams

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RADIO presenter Vogue Williams is due to give birth this month, but she is not going to let breastfeeding or nappy changing get in the way of her job. Vogue, who is married to former Made In Chelsea cast member Spencer Matthews, revealed she is not planning to take any maternity leave. 6 She will head off to present her breakfast show on Heart Radio every Sunday confident she can juggle her career commitments — and in her husband’s ability to look after a new-born baby girl and their 21-month-old son Theodore. The 34-year-old, who lives in London with Spencer, […]

My world crumbled when my daughter was stillborn – then I was refused maternity leave as I didn’t have a breathing baby

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IN November last year, Elizabeth O’Donnell’s world came crashing down on her. The mum-to-be was seven months pregnant with her daughter Aaliyah Denise when she noticed her baby had stopped kicking. 4 Just to be safe, the teacher, from Washington D.C., went to George Washington University Hospital where she spoke to doctors about her concerns. There, Elizabeth was given the devastating news that they couldn’t find a heartbeat for her baby girl. Writing about her experience in a deeply emotional Instagram post, Elizabeth explained how she had to have an emergency induction to deliver Aaliyah and the traumatic birth lasted […]

Grocery Stipends, Mental Health Hours, and Pet Paternity Leave: The Top Pandemic Perks Companies Are Offering Now | Inc.com

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Anticipating that a return to their offices is unlikely before next year, businesses that shifted to remote work in the spring have settled in for the long haul–and are saving money on rent, travel, and office amenities. Many have reallocated some of those funds to recreate a comfortable office environment in workers’ homes, providing home-office stipends or discounts on ergonomic chairs, monitors, lighting, and internet upgrades. But companies are also introducing perks to meet new needs, such as increased mental-health pressures and child care obligations. If you’re rethinking your benefits package in light of the coronavirus pandemic, here are four ideas to help keep […]

Facts about the Paternity Leave Benefit | HRD Guru – Manila’s HR Guru

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Unlike maternity leave, paternity leave is not found in the Labor Code. The basis of Paternity Leave benefits is found in Republic Act No. 8187, otherwise known as the “Paternity Leave Act of 1996″. Paternity Leave Benefits Paternity leave is a form of parental leave. The other form of parental leave is the Maternity Leave. Paternity leave is described by law through the Republic Act No. 8187 granting every married male employee seven (7) working days of leave after his legitimate wife’s childbirth, or any miscarriage. Paternity leave shall be paid in full, equivalent to seven days, up to the first […]

Mum wins £9,000 payout after bosses forgot to invite her to Christmas party while on maternity leave

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A MUM has won a payout of up to £9,000 after her bosses forgot to invite her to a Christmas party while she was on maternity leave. Catriona Howie was overlooked by her employers when they didn’t let her know about the last minute event, a tribunal found. 1 She is now set to get a large payout over “injury to her feelings”. The new mum was off work looking after her baby, but had worked for Holloways of Ludlow as general manager for six years. After going on maternity leave in July 2017 to have daughter Presley, Mrs Howie […]

I launched a wax melts business from my kitchen table while on maternity leave – now I’m set to make £2.5 MILLION

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A MUM who launched a wax melt business from her kitchen table while on maternity leave has revealed it’s set to make £2.5 MILLION. Keely Parsons, 24, from Bristol, first started making wax melts when she was 18 years old and sold them on her Facebook group – which has over 13,000 members. Keely Parsons Keely Parsons, 24, launched her company Sassy Shop Wax while on maternity leave with her son Lucas[/caption] Although it started as a side-hustle, the budding entrepreneur decided to take use her maternity leave in March 2018 to pour all her energy into Sassy Shop Wax. […]

Japan’s revised child care law makes it easier for fathers to take four weeks of paternity leave | SoraNews24 -Japan News-

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The law also pressures workplaces to make child care leave policies transparent to soon-to-be parents. Japan’s already declining birth rate took an even harder hit in 2020. It’s an expensive country in which to raise a child, and with the added financial complications caused by the coronavirus, more and more couples are opting out of having children than ever before. One additional hurdle for new parents is that despite being available, it is extremely uncommon for men in Japan to take paternity leave. Data has shown that only a tiny percentage of them do, and one of our Japanese-language reporters […]

Prince Harry to take five months paternity leave in break from royal tradition – Mirror Online

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Get our daily royal round-up direct to your inbox When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice Prince Harry will break from royal tradition to help raise his newborn daughter with five months parental leave. Leading by example to Duke, whose foundation he runs with wife Meghan, offers both parents 20 weeks away from the office when a baby is welcomed into the family. The royals are often seen out of engagements much […]