Community Steps Up After Dad Says He Was Fired for Attending Son’s Birth

Jan 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm |

He’s even had three job offers.

Our country still has a ways to go in how we treat new parents. It’s bad enough that mothers giving birth don’t have any sort of guarantee of getting time off from work, but let’s not forget about fathers either.

Although some companies have taken great strides into protecting parents of all genders, for the majority of parents across the country, having a baby is actually pretty risky business. And as one new father found out the hard way, not every company is compassionate to parents who, you know, want to be there when their babies are born.

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A father says he was fired from his job because he missed work because his baby was being born, but the community stepped in to try and make it right.

This dad claimed he got fired for missing work to see his baby born.