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Parents 'to share new baby leave' for up to a year

The government has committed to introducing a year of shared leave for new parents by April 2015.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the rights would allow men to become more hands-on fathers and stop women feeling they had to choose between a career or a baby.

But the Institute of Directors described the new rights as a "nightmare" for employers.

The BBC's Chris Mason reports.

  • 29 Nov 2013
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