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Paternity Leave Rights Needed for U.S. Fathers
Regarding parental leave from employment when a child is born, that leave is termed “maternity leave” if it is for the mother, and “paternity leave” if it is for the father. The reasons for granting working mothers such leave are fairly clear (both prior to and following the birth), but the reasons for allowing the father such leave are perhaps less obvious. Relevant issues include the reasons for granting paternity leave, how the U.S. compares with other countries in that regard, the impacts of men taking paternity leave, whether it should be paid ...