SINGAPORE: A second week of paternity leave will be legislated for fathers of Singaporean citizen babies born from Jan 1, 2017, announced Senior Minister of State for the Prime Minister’s Office Josephine Teo on Wednesday (April 13).
Shared parental leave will also be increased from one to four weeks for children born from Jul 1, 2017, with this month of leave to be shared from the mother’s maternity leave.
Including six days of childcare leave and one week of unpaid infant care leave, fathers will be able to take up to two months of leave within the baby’s first year.
Additionally, adoption leave for mothers will be upped from four to 12 weeks for infants below one year old, effective for children adopted from Jul 1, 2017 onwards. Adoptive fathers will similarly share four weeks of the mother’s adoption leave.....
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