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OldLady July 31st, 2015 1:19pm

Maternity leave, your perception of what it actually is.

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cpaswr just say the letters
07/31/15 6:41 am

In the U.S., it's allowed. Almost anywhere else, it's paid if you are employed.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/31/15 8:33 am

What it should be: paid.
What it is: almost wholly allowed.

cpaswr just say the letters
07/31/15 6:46 am

What does that have to do with maternity leave? I don't know what point you are trying to make.

cpaswr just say the letters
07/31/15 8:06 am

I didn't look up other countries abortion laws because this isn't a poll about abortion.

aj1545 Cat Lady
07/31/15 8:48 am

Allowed if youre lucky. Should be paid. Interesting how none of the family values crowd seem to care about this.

jlong105 Indiana
07/31/15 6:43 am

In many other countries having the baby is not a choice once pregnant.

jlong105 Indiana
07/31/15 7:02 am

Maternity leave comes from following through with a pregnancy. In America, this is a choice. How does the paid maternity leave in other countries correlate with their abortion laws?

Wino I need a drink
07/31/15 2:08 pm

Allowed, but I haven't taken a full time job that didn't offer full pay for the 12 weeks. My husband hasn't ever taken a job that didn't offer at least 6 weeks at full pay with partial for the other 6.

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
08/06/15 1:01 am

Unpaid, which is why my eventual pregnancy will be carefully planned so I'm scheduled to deliver in the summer months when I'm off work.