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New Zealand Approves Paid Leave After Miscarriage

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New Zealand Approves
Paid Leave After Miscarriage.
Employers in New Zealand will
now be required to give couples
who suffer a miscarriage
three days of paid leave.
The country’s parliament unanimously
approved the legislation on Wednesday.
New Zealand had already been
required to provide paid leave
after stillbirths, which is when
a fetus is lost after 20 weeks.
Ginny Andersen, a Labour member of
Parliament who drafted the bill, said it
is the first of its kind in the world.
I felt that it would give women
the confidence to be able to
request that leave.., Ginny Andersen, via ‘The New York Times’.
... when they knew that they needed
time ... to get over the grief, Ginny Andersen, via ‘The New York Times’

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