Eight weeks off at half pay now the law, making New York of one of only four states with a paid family leave law in place.
I am proud of being a stay-at-home dad for two years. When I return to Tokyo after my leave, I will be able to return with confidence as a father and man.
Two of our dads call for paid parental leave in a video starring Oscar-winner and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Anne Hathaway.
Most people in our country cannot afford to lose salary, so why do so many employers offer only an unpaid (and hollow) parental leave policy?
Eight weeks of paid parental leave gave me the necessary time to learn to be a caretaker and to cement a bond that can last a lifetime with my son.
There is a good chance New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom will miss a start in April for the birth of his first child. And good for him.