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parental leave

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparental leavepaˌrental ˈleave noun [uncountable]  time that a parent is allowed to spend away from work with his or her babypaternity leave
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parental leaveBut is there no career penalty for men who choose parental leave?It prefers six weeks of state-funded parental leave.They have blocked directives on parental leave, on part-time workers and on maternity rights.In February 1990, Sacramento became the first county in California to offer paid parental leave to its employees.The roles of both parents should be underwritten by proper parental leave and by universal and trusted childcare.It helped validate that parental leave was for both men and women and helped change the ratio of use.We may have contributed to the improvement in the 1980s by changing the name from maternity / paternity leave to parental leave.
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