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Government moving to introduce paternity leave

Government is moving to introduce paternity leave legislation while trying to ensure it is not abused.

Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations Colin Jordan says currently they have drafted a cabinet paper on paternity leave.

He provided the update in response to a question posed by the Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey.

Mr Jordan says the leave will be similar to that of maternity leave.

Labour Minister, Colin Jordan

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