Paternity-Leave Stigma

Paternity leave remains the unicorn of parental leave. Although recent statistics show that nine out of ten U.S. fathers took some time off work for the birth or adoption of a child, those same statistics showed that seventy percent of fathers take ten days of leave or less. Although paternity leave participation is increasing, its duration is short and largely unpaid. The American Lawyer recently published an article on the slow shift regarding paternity leave. It's worth checking out, just click the link below: Paternity-Leave Stigma at Law Firms Lifting, Ever So Slowly

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