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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
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