Maternity leave around the world
Did you know these crazy facts about maternity leave around the world?
Having time to bond with your newborn is one of the most important moments of new parent and new baby's life.
It shouldn't be a time of stress about money or worry about whether or not you'll still have your job when you head back to office but unfortunately, this is the reality for many parents.BuzzFeed
recently posted this video about maternity leave around the world. While the video focuses mainly on the (rather shocking) fact that the USA doesn't offer any paid maternity leave, the rest of the video is quite an eye opener too.WATCH: Maternity Leave In The US vs The Rest Of The WorldSource: BuzzFeedBlueMORE ON MATERNITY LEAVEMaternity leave demystifiedDon't be left in the dark - get to know the laws surrounding your right to maternity leave.UIF made easyDon’t be daunted. Applying for Maternity UIF benefits is not that hard.Is 11 months maternity leave necessary?Trade unions have called for 11 months’ maternity leave in “consideration of women in the workplace”. Would it help working mums?The basics of maternity leaveA labour lawyer lays out the things every pregnant employee – and her employer – needs to know.Pregnant & retrenchedWhat happens when you become a global economic downturn statistic while pregnant?Why dads deserve paternity leaveMothers are not the only ones who need to bond with their babies.
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