Jun 26, 2015

More men taking child care leave: welfare ministry

The welfare ministry on Thursday reported a slight increase in the ratio of men taking child care leave. Men who had gone on leave by Oct. 1, 2014, accounted for 2.30 percent of men surveyed whose wives had given birth during the year to ...

Oct 30, 2013

Pay during child leave to get big increase

The government plans to increase the amount of benefits paid to people who take child care leave to 67 percent of their salary, up from the current 50 percent, labor ministry officials said. The move is intended to encourage women to stay in the ...