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Call to give fathers allocated leave to improve uptake

Shared from on 23 March 2017

Parliamentary committee hears paternity leave has woeful take-up rate because many fathers fear damaging their careers

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Fathers ‘afraid to ask for flexible working’

Shared from on 22 March 2017

Dads who want to be more involved in the care of their children fear that asking for more flexible hours might damage their careers

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Fathers face negative bias when applying for part-time work, new study reveals

Shared from on 22 February 2017

Employers in the UK are failing to adapt to societal changes and are still conforming to antiquated gender stereotypes when it comes to hiring men for part-time work.

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Working fathers enjoy 21% ‘wage bonus’ over childless colleagues, study suggests

Shared from on 25 April 2016

Working fathers are paid a fifth more than childless men in similar jobs, according to a new study.

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Where new dads are encouraged to take months off work

Shared from on 6 January 2016

New regulations have been introduced in Sweden to encourage fathers to take at least three months off work when they have a baby.

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Stay-at-home dads pay the price in job market for putting family first

Shared from on 22 June 2015

When doting dads attempt to re-enter the workforce, they often face scrutiny from employers who question if their work/life balance veers too far right

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