Parental leave uptake among migrant and native mothers: Can precarious employment trajectories account for the difference?

@article{Kil2018ParentalLU,
  title={Parental leave uptake among migrant and native mothers: Can precarious employment trajectories account for the difference?},
  author={Tine Kil and Jonas Wood and Karel Neels},
  journal={Ethnicities},
  year={2018},
  volume={18},
  pages={106 - 141}
}
Family policies such as parental leave schemes increasingly support the work–family balance. Low maternal employment in migrant populations raises questions on family policy uptake among mothers of migrant origin. This study documents differences in parental leave uptake between native and migrant mothers of different origin groups and generations, and assesses the extent to which precarious employment trajectories can account for these differentials. Using longitudinal data from Belgian social… 

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