12 month paid parental leave

Extend parental leave for full 12 months of paid leave.


Why the contribution is important

Having children can have significant financial impact on a family. Some women may wish to return back faster to deal with financial pressures, but losing out on precious time with newborns. 
even when women choose to return to work force the expenses of childcare is cost prohibitive.

both child and mum loose out.

by Saadm on February 08, 2023 at 12:42PM

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  • Posted by Ille824 April 12, 2023 at 19:47

    Agree......Though I don't know if this would be funded, parental leave is a total farce. Hourly it works out to well below minimum wage (16$ p/h)......morgages, high cost of living - certainly doesn't make things easier. Those who are lucky enough to return to work (as who can afford to be a stay at home parent these days) fork out hundreds on ECE.......the system doesn't recognize how times have changed for Mothers and their families who realistically cannot live off a single income let alone one below minimum wage. Parental leave should be the living wage!!!
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