paternity leave


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paternity leave

n.
A leave of absence from work granted to a father to care for an infant.
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paternity leave

n
1. (Law) a period of paid absence from work, in the UK currently two weeks, to which a man is legally entitled immediately after the birth of his child
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a period of paid or unpaid absence from work granted to a man by his employer immediately after the birth of his child
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pater′nity leave`


n.
a leave of absence for a father to care for a new baby.
[1970–75]
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Translations
otcovská dovolená
barselsorlov
isyysloma
porodiljni dopust za oca
父親の育児休暇
아버지의 육아 휴가
pappaledighet
การลาหยุดของพ่อเพื่อเลี้ยงดูลูกแรกเกิด
nghỉ sinh con của nam giới

paternity leave

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paternity leave

أجازة رعاية طفل otcovská dovolená barselsorlov Vaterschaftsurlaub άδεια πατρότητας baja por paternidad, licencia por paternidad isyysloma congé de paternité porodiljni dopust za oca congedo di paternità 父親の育児休暇 아버지의 육아 휴가 vaderschapsverlof omsorgspermisjon urlop ojcowski licença de paternidade, licença paternidade отпуск в связи с отцовством pappaledighet การลาหยุดของพ่อเพื่อเลี้ยงดูลูกแรกเกิด babalık izni nghỉ sinh con của nam giới 父亲陪产假
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It states under section 28.8 that "a male employee shall be entitled to two weeks paternity leave with full pay", leaving it open to employers to verify for themselves whether the employee applying for paternity leave qualifies.
While there is no official paternity leave, Lebanon's labor law gives mothers 10 weeks of maternity leave, paid by the employer and not by social security.
Insurance officer at the council Barry Spence, from Bannockburn, said: "The four-week paternity leave came in just before my daughter, Skye, was born so I would have been one of the first to be able to take advantage of it.
Its Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh said the paternity leave proposed by the Human Resources Ministry for private sector fathers should be implemented as they need to play a role to ease the burden of mothers who have just given birth.
And the TUC added that many dads avoid paternity leave as the statutory pay of PS297.36 for a fortnight is too little to live on.
Equileap, which provides data on gender equality, said four out of five parents were reluctant to ask potential employers about their policy on maternity and paternity leave.
Johnny Pimentel who wants to amend the paternity leave with 80 percent of their regular pay.
However, we can take a look at Harry's older brother Prince William's paternity leave and Kate Middleton's maternity leave to get an idea how long the Duke and Duchess of Sussex may disappear from the spotlight. 
Pimentel cited that in other countries, fathers get up to 90 days of paternity leave with 80 percent of their regular pay.
Inspired by the Expanded Maternity Leave Act, former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is leading administration and opposition lawmakers in pushing for the passage of a bill that would lift the legal limits for the grant of paternity leave with pay to fathers of newborn babies.
However, there is a huge discrepancy when one compares the countries which allow maternity leave to those which allow paternity leave. A 2013 study examined 186 countries and found out that 96% offered some compensation to mothers during maternity leave, but only 81 out of those 186 countries offered the same compensation to fathers on paternity leave.