Paid maternity leave

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Definition

paid leave: time off work during which you still receive your salary
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maternity leave: a holiday or break from work for women who are pregnant or have recently had children
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Examples

  • "You can take 3 to 4 weeks' paid maternity leave in the time leading up to the birth (paid at 55-60% your normal salary)."
  • "Will I be eligible for paid maternity leave?"

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