Real Dads Take Paternity Leave


Maybe this Father’s Day we should think about getting our dads something a bit more long lasting, a little more meaningful: like a true paternity leave policy.

In today’s Roll Call, Rebecca Gale speaks with author Scott Behson about how more men can speak up within their workplace to ask for paternity leave. There is a lot to be said for leading by example, more men are likely to take paternity leave if they see a supervisor do it.

Behson’s advice: “Take the initiative to help plan how the company will handle your absence, including working ahead, training temporary replacements or delegating tasks now, so people can operate without you for a few weeks.”

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