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Ben Waber.

Parental leave isn’t just policy at my company — it’s a huge part of our culture, and here’s how

Having a great parental leave policy on paper isn't enough. Leadership needs to create a culture of taking it.

HPE just joined a small group of employers in Singapore who give new parents 26 weeks’ paid leave – and dads qualify too

New parents may be able to take more than 6 months off to care for their baby full-time - and still get paid.
A baby's brain goes through significant development in its first year, and it benefits from its connections to caregivers.

These are the top 14 US companies giving new parents at least 4 months of paid time off

Years of research have shown such policies have health and career benefits for both parents. Netflix tops the list with its famous "unlimited" plan.
Prince Harry wants to be a "modern dad."

Meghan Markle just gave birth and Prince Harry will reportedly take 2 weeks of paternity leave to be a ‘modern dad.’ Here’s why that...

Prince Harry is a dad and is reportedly taking two weeks of paternity leave. A growing body of evidence suggests how important paternity leave is.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in April.

Meghan Markle just gave birth to a baby boy and Prince Harry taking paternity leave — here’s what a royal’s job is really like

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed a baby boy on Monday. According to earlier reports, Prince Harry will be asking for paternity leave.
Americans' ideas of what makes a "good" job differs along political lines.

We asked 1,000 people what defines a ‘good’ job, and there was a clear political divide

According to an INSIDER survey, your definition of a good job has to do with your politics, age, and geographic location.

Read the sweet letter that Microsoft sends to the newborn children of its employees

"You represent the most important thing we’ve all been working toward—the future," reads the letter from Microsoft, to employees' newborn children.
Reynolds American, maker of tobacco brands like Newport and Camel, will offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave with an additional eight months of flexible scheduling.

Tobacco giant Reynolds American will soon start offering a paid parental leave benefit among the best in the US

In January, major tobacco company Reynolds American will begin offering 16 weeks of paid parental leave, for both mothers and fathers, with an additional subsequent eight months of flexible work time. It will be among the best policies in the United States.
Traders and bankers aren't exactly jumping at the chance to take off all the paternity leave their companies offer.

Wall Street is offering the latest employee benefit, but it’s apparently the ‘kiss of death’ for the careers of bankers who use it

New York's bankers, traders, and asset managers often work for companies that offer weeks of paid paternity leave. But a Wall Street career coach said actually taking that time off is "the kiss of death" for their careers.
Dads deserve time with their kids, too.

The 20 best places for new dads to work in 2018

When you're a new father, perks like paternity leave, flexible work, and support networks can be not just nice to have — but real game-changers. And for the companies that offer them, they're a real competitive advantage.