Hidden costs of new rights for working fathers
- Fathers don't know best: Surveys show dads don't know much about paternity benefits. Whiddon, Robert L. // Employee Benefit News;9/15/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p74
Discusses the lack of understanding about paternity benefits among working fathers in the U.S. Reason for the lack of knowledge about paternity benefits; Information on the paternity benefits available to fathers; Number of vacation days that an average employee earns for a year; Steps that...
- Couples' Parental Leave Practices: The Role of the Workplace Situation. Lappegård, Trude // Journal of Family & Economic Issues;Sep2012, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p298
We address the issue of the relationship between couples' parental leave practices and their workplace situation in a Nordic family policy setting described as both generous and gender egalitarian. The most common practice is that the father makes use of a mandatory fathers' quota and the mother...
- Fathers to get six months off? // British Baker;11/20/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 22, Special section p1
The article focuses on the proposal of the government to extend paternity leave up to six months in Great Britain. It notes the effects of the government's implementation regarding the six-month paternity leave. The article also presents the insights of the Department for Business, Innovation...
- There's an alternative to family-leave proposal. Brunnell, Don // Journal of Business (10756124);2/24/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 5, pA4
Discusses flexible leave and vacation polices as alternatives to the federal family leave program in the United States. Cost of the program per employee; Claims by the Milken Institute that Washington is the eighth most costly state in the nation in which to do business; Benefits of flexible...
- Money talks in paternity leave debate. // People Management;10/28/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 21, p13
Provides information on a survey about working fathers taking paternity leave conducted for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Factor which motivates paternity leave; Percentile of fathers surveyed that would take leave at statutory level and at full pay; Length of paternity...
- Paternity leave prejudice persists. Anderson, Tom // Employee Benefit News;6/15/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p38
Discusses several issues regarding paid paternity leave being offered by several companies in the U.S. Percentage of companies that offer paid paternity leave according to a Society for Human Resource Management benefits survey; Dilemma facing working fathers; Establishment of a Family...
- Parental leave: More time off for baby. Marshall, Katherine // Canadian Social Trends;Winter2003, Issue 71, p13
Reports on the Canadian government's extension of parental leaves to allow mother and fathers more time with their children. Increase in paid leave allowances; Percentage of mothers who took nine to 12 months off work to care for their infants. INSET: What you should know about this study.
- APPENDIX B: Company Policies Regarding FMLA Leave. England, Deborah // Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave;Jun2009, p381
Definitions within the company policies regarding family and medical leave absences (FMLA) in the periodical "Essential Guide to Family and Medical Leave" are presented.
- parental leave. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1713
A definition of the term "parental leave" which refers to the policy of permitting one or both parents to take a leave from work following their child's birth is presented.