“Under the law, employers can justify longer parental leave for biological mothers only on the basis of medical necessity. Any paid leave beyond the time it would take a mother to recover from childbirth — which courts have typically recognized to be around six weeks, though the length can vary in individual cases — must be offered to fathers as well.” NYT: A Victory for Fathers in the JPMorgan Parental Leave Case. (I deferred my parental leave until my kids were old enough to play videogames…)