Why Should Industry Pay for Parental Leave

  title={Why Should Industry Pay for Parental Leave},
  author={Ana Novakovi{\'c}},
The Government argues that controversial proposals to give men as well as women time off for child care would mean recruiting and training staff to cover for short‐term absences, and have serious consequences in higher management functions. It is also claimed that the costs to industry, financially and administratively, would be prohibitive. On the other hand, parental leave would also create jobs, increase access to training, radically improve women's job prospects and fall into line with the… CONTINUE READING