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View Diary: The only-in-America (and Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea) parental leave policy (77 comments)

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  •  Adoptive parents - including gays - get E.I. (1+ / 0-)
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    "Usually, EI parental benefits can only be paid during the 52 weeks after the week the child is born or, in the case of adoption, during the 52 weeks after the week the child is placed with you." http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/...

    Maximum E.I. benefit - $501 per week (since premiums are capped on salaries over $47,400).

    Maximum annual E.I. premiums: Employee - $891. Employer - $1,248.

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