All Western European nations have paternity leave enshrined in law - Plataforma Media

All Western European nations have paternity leave enshrined in law

Switzerland was missing, which approved the measure last week

The Swiss recently approved paternity leave. New parents will receive 10 days paid leave starting January 1, 2021.

Paternity leave is given by fewer countries than maternity leave and the benefit can vary widely in duration and compensation. This week, the Swiss people voted in favor of paid parental leave, wrote The New York Times. With this decision, Switzerland is the last country in Western Europe to grant such a perk.

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