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  •  pretty stunning (0+ / 0-)

    Vietnam grants 6 months of leave at 100% of pay. In Canada, parents can split a year of leave at 55% of their salaries. Estonia, Hungary, Germany, and Spain guarantee 3 years of unpaid leave, meaning you can get your job back even after having been at home with your newborn for 3 years. Here's a good overview.

    If you're in the Bay Area, come to the Forward on Climate Rally in SF on Sunday Feb 17

    by citisven on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 01:46:55 PM PST

    •  I worked (1+ / 0-)
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      LilithGardener

      for a Spanish company in the states. They are very generous with PTO. Not as god if you're a Spaniard, but WAAAAAY better than competition.  

      The child of an NRA gun nut slaughtered the children.

      by plok on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 08:48:25 PM PST

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    •  Don't forget Cuba! (0+ / 0-)

      18 months paid by the state. Fathers are eligible, too. (source)

      USA, USA!!


      “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only for wallowing in.” — Katherine Mansfield

      by Simolean on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 11:19:41 AM PST

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