Maternity Leave For Major League Baseball Players

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Major League baseball players are now allowed time off for the birth of their children.  Initiated a year ago as part of the collective bargaining agreement that the players have with MLB, a player can have three days off for the birth of a child, and the team can replace him on the roster without penalty for those three days.

In a great article by Jacoba Urist MLBs enlightenment may help other fathers break the glass ceiling keeping them away from their newborns.  As Urist writes: “After all, if professional athletes are showing their softer side, maybe the social stigma of paternity leave is finally fizzling.”  Please click here for the entire article.

Please be sure to visit, the website for the law firm of Harding & Associates, for more information on California family law.

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