Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
A new study says moms are getting more time off than dads for child birth or adoption. (Photo: iStock)

The U.S. remains one of the few developed countries that does not offer paid leave to employees after childbirth. According to the Department of Labor, only 12 percent of private sector employees in the U.S. have access to paid family leave, including in the event of the birth or adoption of a child.

However, the minority of businesses that do offer parental leave appear to be relatively generous with it, according to a new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Jack Craver



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO
Live Chat

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.