Paid parental leave has been picking up steam, but a new report says only a minority of employers offer the benefit to adoptive parents. (Photo: iStock)

The move toward more generous parental leave is not only benefiting mothers and fathers taking time off after the birth of a child, parental leave is increasingly being extended to adoptive parents as well.

It has been almost a year since Facebook, for instance, announced a new leave policy that would allow any employee four months of paid time off after the adoption of a child. Other major companies have enacted similar policies. Netflix offers paid parental leave for a birth or adoption for an entire year to its salaried employees.

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