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Is Paternity Leave A 6 Month Vacation? One Father Sets The Record Straight

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”So, you’re on vacation for six months? Aren’t you afraid that you’ll get bored?” When I mention that I’m on paternity leave I often get bemused reactions, even from people that really should know better (like pediatricians). I, therefore, figured I’d take the opportunity to straighten out some misconceptions about what I’m currently up to in Buenos Aires. In future posts, I’ll also get into some of my experiences of being on paternity leave in different countries and continents. But first, allow me to correct myself. In Sweden (and as a Swedish diplomat I should at least try to convey our […]

France doubles paternity leave to 28 days, including 7 compulsory

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The new legislation is expected to come into effect in July 2021 and brings the country in line with progressive legislation elsewhere in Europe. The current allocation of 14 days for dads dates back to 2002 and at the time was much longer than in other European nations. But much more generous leave systems have since been set up, with Nordic countries and some southern states like Spain and Portugal now leading the way. Le congé #paternité passe à un mois. Et chez nos voisins ? >>https://t.co/K4vrLBsnfl via @le_Parisien pic.twitter.com/iYlTpN0dNa — Le Parisien Infog (@LeParisienInfog) “The decision we are making is simple, […]

Dwyane Wade and Supporting Men on Paternity Leave • EBONY

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After the birth of their daughter, , with his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, a shooting guard for the Miami Heat, announced he was going to take some time away from basketball to spend time with his newborn child. “With my daughter coming a couple weeks early, she’s a little tiny right now, so we’re making sure health-wise that she’s OK,” Wade told the Associated Press. “And for me, once I leave and go back to the season, not really being able to be with me everywhere I go, this time right now, this bonding moment with my daughter […]

TWSS open to women returning from maternity leave

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The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) has been amended to allow women who were on maternity leave to access the payment. Revenue has agreed that this provision will be implemented retrospectively from 26 March for employees who were retained on payroll by their employers. Up to now, women who were on unpaid maternity leave would not be eligible for the scheme, and women who were on paid maternity leave would be only entitled to a fraction of their former salary. The TWSS makes up to €450 available per employee on the basis that employers keep workers on their books.  The anomaly also […]

Pregnant Charley Webb confirms she has started maternity leave | Entertainment Daily

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Debbie Dingle will reportedly leave the village in Emmerdale next month. Actress Charley Webb has confirmed she has begun her maternity leave as she prepares to welcome her third child with husband Matthew Wolfenden. Charley has finished filming on the soap (Credit: ITV) She tweeted: “First day of maternity leave and the suns shining. “YES! I’ll be found in the garden sunbathing (for about 20 seconds before one of the kids need me)☀️” And with the soap typically filming up to six weeks in advance, this means Debbie’s exit could take place on screen at the end of next month. […]

Bahrain extends maternity leave by 10 days

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– Advertisement – Parliamentarians yesterday approved a proposal ratcheting up the length of maternity leave of government employees by ten more days to 70. Earlier, woman employees in government jobs had only 60 days to take care of her baby, before returning to work. The new rule also gives a father a three-day leave to help the mother and baby. Earlier, he had only a single day for that. Bahrain: Husband not entitled to wife’s pension, says Shura Council March 3, 2020 Bahrain: Maternity Leaves To be Increased November 17, 2019 Bahrain: MPs Propose To Increase Maternity Leave June 2, […]

Explained: What row over Virat Kohli’s paternity leave says about labour laws and gender roles in India | Explained News,The Indian Express

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Actor Anuskha Sharma and her husband, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, became parents to a girl on January 11. While the Indian team is on a tour to Australia, Kohli came back to India after the first Test, on paternity leave. Kohli’s decision to take a paternity leave created quite a buzz, with many questioning “how he could skip national duty”, others praising him, and yet others pointing out that the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) doesn’t seem to be quite as considerate for every player. So exactly how are paternity leaves given to Indian fathers, why has […]

Returning to work after maternity leave – The Find Your Flex Group

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Returning To Work After Maternity Leave Integration back into the workplace after months of sleepless nights, pureeing carrots and walking in the park is not always as easy as you might think. In fact, it might shock you to know that a whopping 65% of women on maternity leave do not go back to their employer. Why?  Some women choose not to return to work, but more often than not, they are left with no choice due to inflexibility from employers.    According to our research, 44% of women don’t return to work at all and 21% return to a new more flexible employer.  The stats raise the […]

Few Japanese dads take advantage of paternity leave, survey finds | The Japan Times

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To the knowledge of more than 40 percent of Japanese workers, no fathers at their workplaces had taken any child care leave, according to a Jiji Press opinion survey in June. Among respondents with jobs, 31.5 percent, the largest share, said that paternal leave systems are in place at their workplace but that the atmosphere does not encourage the use of such leave. They were followed by 27.2 percent who said there is no such supportive system at the workplace and 17.1 percent who said they do not have access to such a system as they are either self-employed or […]

Virat Kohli Fans Slammed Sunil Gavaskar For His Recent Statements On His Paternity Leave

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The debate around Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s paternity leave to be there with his wife during the birth of his and Bollywood actor and wife Anushka Sharma’s first child, once again heated up on social media after former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar slammed the team management for the difference in the treatment. Well, in his latest column on Sportstar, Gavaskar slammed BCCI for keeping T Natarajan in the Test squad and refraining him from meeting his new-born daughter for the first time while the Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been given paternity leave and will be missing the last three […]