Facebook's US staff can take up to four months of paid maternity or paternity leave
of micro-businesses who said they would not take extended paternity leave
, 16% said that was because they would feel unco mfortable having that .
Coun Hart, who was a communications manager in Sunderland at the time, had spent all of his two weeks' paid paternity leave
by his wife and newborn baby's side.
He will double statutory paternity leave
to four weeks if he wins the general election on May 7.
Improved paternity leave
is a better use of scarce resources than the Tory pet plan to spend PS700million on an old-fashioned married couples' allowance that would benefit just a fifth of households with children.
Currently new dads get no paternity leave
, by law, in the UAE.
As well as introducing this radical new policy, the Lib Dems are also committed to giving fathers six weeks' paternity leave
Today, dads are entitled to just two weeks' leave but the Lib Dems will pledge they would give a further four weeks of protected paternity leave
Some of companies that offer paternity leave
include Facebook and Yahoo, which offer fathers four months and eight weeks of paid leave, respectively.
5 percent claimed their requests for paternity leaves
The bill, posted Monday on a government website of proposed legal amendments, stipulates that male professional soldiers bringing up a child on their own should have the right to take paternity leave
until the child turns three years old, thereby giving them the same rights as women serving in the armed forces currently have.
As AP notes, the prince is the first senior royal to take paternity leave
and follows in his father's, Prince Charles, footsteps when it comes to parenthood.