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English definition of “paternity pay”

paternity pay

noun [U]     HR
money that is paid to a father while he is away from his job following the birth of his new baby : The Employment Act rights cover flexible working , and maternity and paternity pay . → Compare maternity pay
→ See also statutory paternity pay
(Definition of paternity pay noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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