Parental Leave Part 2: Building Careers, Raising Families
For many parents, paid leave and work-family support after childbirth or adoption greatly affect their families' health and financial wellbeing. Mercer's 2012 Worldwide Benefit & Employment Guidelines outlines parental leave policies in 62 countries around the world. These policies are continually evolving to keep pace with changing social and economic needs. One example is the addition of paternity leave in many countries.