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Discovery extends paid leave policy for new parents and caregivers

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Discovery Communications announced a new paid leave policy for U.S. employees, featuring a significant expansion of its current parental leave benefits as well as a new caregiver leave offering.

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The new policy extends Discovery's parental leave benefit to a full 12 weeks of paid leave, and will now offer those same 12 weeks as part of a caregiver leave benefit designed to support families in the case of serious health conditions.

As part of the company's new policy, the 12 weeks - covering both parental and caregiver leave - can now be taken consecutively or divided as needed over the course of a 12-month per

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