Second Mothers get Paternity Leave

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“MEPs are to vote next month on pioneering legislation that will secure mandatory paternity leave for heterosexual fathers and the partners of gay mothers for the first time.

If successful, the new law will ensure that all 27 EU member states will adopt measures to give new fathers and partners of new mothers two weeks’ compulsory paid leave, meaning that paternity leave in the UK will no longer be voluntary.

Labour MEP Mary Honeyball was one minister present on the women’s rights committee who amended the European Commission proposals on parental rights to reflect the changing dynamics of family life.”

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Source: Pink News

 

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