Paternity Leave Definition

The allowance of time off to a father to care for his child after adoption or birth, paid or unpaid, as defined by the company.

Paternity Leave Extended Definition
An employment policy that allows a father to take paid or unpaid time off to care for his parental responsibilities following the birth or adoption of a child, to establish paternity in the court system, or to care for a child who is sick or needs additional care.

A father may be eligible to request up to 12 weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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