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More fathers taking advantage of paid paternity leave

Posted at 2:46 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 17:46:05-04

More and more fathers are taking advantage paid paternity leave, including a Las Vegas father.

Scott Apple sais that being a father makes him feel complete and like he has a purpose in the world now.

Scott was working at Bank of America when his wife of two years became pregnant.

His job offered him 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Most jobs only offer 6 to 12 weeks and sometimes it is without pay.