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Resource Update: Parental Leave Laws in the U.S. and Abroad: Evolving International Standards

Date   Feb 3, 2015
Parental leave laws can vary greatly from country to country. Multinational employers must be aware of the parental leave laws of all the jurisdictions in which they have employees and may need to modify their policies as one policy may not accommodate the requirements of all jurisdictions.

Parental leave laws can vary greatly from country to country. Multinational employers must be aware of the parental leave laws of all the jurisdictions in which they have employees and may need to modify their policies as one policy may not accommodate the requirements of all jurisdictions. Tiffany Downs and Scott Wagner, attorneys in FordHarrison's Employee Benefits practice group, compare parental leave laws in the U.S., UK, Italy and Brazil and discuss several action items for employers in Parental leave laws in the U.S. and abroad: Evolving international standards, a two-part article published by InsideCounsel magazine. The article is available on FordHarrison's Knowledge Base here (part 1) and here (part 2).  

If you have any questions regarding the issues addressed in the article or other employee benefits issues, please feel free to contact Tiffany at tdowns@fordharrison.com or Scott at swagner@fordharrison.com, or any member of FordHarrison's Employee Benefits practice group. You may also contact the FordHarrison attorney with whom you usually work.