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Pentagon expands maternity leave

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 01:35

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he is expanding family leave for U.S. service members by providing 12 weeks of fully paid maternity leave. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Defense Secretary Ash Carter is expanding family leave for U.S. service members. In making the announcement at the Pentagon, Carter said female service members will receive 12 weeks of fully paid maternity leave. He also said he is seeking authority to increase paternity leave for male service members from 10 to 14 days.

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Pentagon expands maternity leave

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 01:35