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Paternity Leave Benefits: How They Can Help Families

Offering paternity leave benefits, including time off, paid time off and other perks, can have great value for both families and employers.

How to Write a Paternity Leave Out-of-Office Message

Learn to write paternity leave out-of-office messages with the right tone and information to suit the needs of you and your company.

Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

When you are returning to work after maternity leave, these helpful tips should help you enjoy the best of both of your worlds — work and home.

8 Questions to Ask HR About Maternity Leave

Learn the most important questions to ask HR about maternity leave. Talking about the issues will help your family and your company.

How to Prepare for Maternity Leave

To maintain employer-employee support and workplace continuity, it’s important for all involved to understand how to prepare for maternity leave.


When comparing FMLA vs. PFL, it's important to understand the similarities, differences, laws, and eligibility. Here's what to consider.

Leave of Absence Letter

If you're among millions of employees this year who may need to request extended time off from work, here's a brief on writing your leave of absence letter.

Types of Leave for Employees

Understanding what types of leave to offer employees can help shape policies they appreciate and value and foster better employer-employee relationships.

How to Ask for Bereavement Leave

Surrounding the death of a loved one, you may need some time off work. Here's how to ask for bereavement leave and learn what you can expect from your employer.

Paternity Leave Statistics: Insights Gleaned

Insights gleaned from paternity leave statistics show the average leave in the U.S. is shorter than 10 days, most men are glad they took the time off, and more.