Ikea India’s parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust

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Ikea India just made its already great maternity leave policy even better.

Just last week, it gave new mothers six months off work for their first two children, which is double the previous three-month paid leave period.

The Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill, 2016, will pave way for a healthy & secure mother and a well-nourished child#MaternityBill pic.twitter.com/oUkHZ19QTW

— Ministry of WCD (@MinistryWCD) March 9, 2017

But the furniture store company in India announced earlier this week that its new policy would give both parents, not just the mother, up to 26 weeks off.

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Via: Mashable: Business

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