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Extend Paternity Leave by 3 months with pay in light of Covid-19

Submitted by Emily Sheriff on Tuesday 21st April 2020

Published on Wednesday 1st July 2020

Current status: Closed

Closed: Friday 1st January 2021

Signatures: 14

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Petition Action

Extend Paternity Leave by 3 months with pay in light of Covid-19

Petition Details

Given the current pandemic, fathers should be able to remain home for a longer period of time. This will not only relieve pressure financially, but it should also help with social distancing, emotional stress and the pressures put on the new mother.

Additional Information

Reduce the pressure put on families during the pandemic who are currently stretched already.


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