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New Zealand passes landmark bereavement leave law for miscarriages and stillbirths

New Zealand's Parliament passed on Wednesday unanimously approved a law enabling parents who experience a miscarriage or stillbirth to take three days' paid bereavement leave. 

Why it matters: Ginny Andersen, the Member of Parliament from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party who drafted the bill, noted NZ "may well be the first country" to pass such legislation, with the law applicable at any time of a pregnancy, per the New York Times.

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