Parental leave

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Parental leave or family leave is an employee benefit available in almost all countries[1] that provides paid time off work to care for a child or make arrangements for the child's welfare. The terms "parental leave" and "family leave" include maternity, paternity, and adoption leave. Often, the minimum benefits are stipulated by law.

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  1. "U.S. behind most of world in parental leave policy: study; Papua New Guinea, Swaziland & U.S. lag". NY Daily News. 24 Dec 2011.