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Sweden’s Paid Paternity Leave Is Really Making Us Jelly
1 year ago

Sweden’s Paid Paternity Leave Is Really Making Us Jelly

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Here we are again, Sweden. We can’t quit you. You treat Dads with respect and we dig it. Not only do you give fathers 480 days to be with their newborns, you had to go and rub our noses in it with some touching photographs in National Geographic.

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CEO Richard Branson Gives New Dads at Virgin Up to One Year of Paternity Leave With Full Pay
3 years ago

CEO Richard Branson Gives New Dads at Virgin Up to One Year of Paternity Leave With Full Pay

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A¬†policy allowing 50 weeks shared parental leave hit the United Kingdom back in April, but Sir¬†Richard Branson, CEO of Virgin Group, a dude that owns subsidiaries in both the music and aerospace industries, didn’t think that was enough – for dads at least.

Branson just unveiled a policy at Virgin that gives new parents — both mothers and fathers — up to one year of fully-paid parental leave. But but but

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‘Get Your Ass Back to Work’ & Forget Paternity Leave, Say Sports Radio Hosts Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason to Mets’ Daniel Murphy
4 years ago

‘Get Your Ass Back to Work’ & Forget Paternity Leave, Say Sports Radio Hosts Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason to Mets’ Daniel Murphy

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Major League Baseball has its first tiff of the season, but it’s not among players. It’s not because someone got hit by a pitch, or because someone slid into second base with their cleats too high. What happened was much more sinister: Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy missed his second game of the season Wednesday night while on paternity leave.

Huh?

Oh sure. You don’t think that it’s a big deal. But according to professional meathead WFAN radio hosts Craig Carton and (former NFL quarterback) Boomer Esiason, Murphy’s time home with his newborn is nothing short of a waste of time. One of these sweethearts would actually rather see his wife undergo surgery than miss Opening Day.

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Ireland to Require Father’s Name on Birth Certificate, Still No Plans for Paid Paternity Leave
5 years ago

Ireland to Require Father’s Name on Birth Certificate, Still No Plans for Paid Paternity Leave

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New legislation in Ireland will require fathers’ names be put on birth certificates – a move that some applaud and others still feel is not enough to ensure fathers’ rights.

In other recent news, there is still no plan for paid paternity leave for Irish dads.

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