US still lags behind the world in parental leave

World Today

To Americans, it probably sounds quite generous: a year of paid leave for parents who’ve just had a baby. For U.S. company Netflix, they’ve managed to get closer to the norm in much of the world. Which is not the norm for the U.S.

CCTV’s Hendrik Sybrandy filed this report on how the U.S. lags way behind most countries when it comes to maternal and paternal leave.

US still lags behind the world in parental leave

To Americans, it probably sounds quite generous: a year of paid leave for parents who've just had a baby. For U.S. company Netflix, they've managed to get closer to the norm in much of the world. Which is not the norm for the U.S. CCTV's Hendrik Sybrandy filed this report on how the U.S. lags way behind most countries when it comes to maternal and paternal leave.