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U.K.: Parental Leave and Gender Equality

U.K.: Parental Leave and Gender Equality

April 10, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Here’s a good article on parental leave policies and how they may be out of step with the desires of workers (Financial Times, 4/6/19).  Parental leave policy seems to be very much a front-burner issue in the U.K. these days. The article’s points are straightforward: fathers generally want to spend more time with their kids, when they do, mothers are freed to do more paid work and the…

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