Additional paternity leave: how the new right is shaping up

Mordsley, Barry
October 2009
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p32
The article focuses on the plans of the British government to introduce additional paternity leave and pay to help working fathers take part in the development of their children. It is expected that some 4 to 8% of fathers will take advantage of this right which includes the freedom to take a leave between two to 26 weeks from the birth up to the first birthday of their children. Additionally, fathers will also receive the same pay mothers receive for their maternity leave.


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