'Period leave': Should this be offered to NZ female employees?

'Period leave': Should this be offered to NZ female employees?

This topic can make some people a little red in the face. But don't panic, it's completely natural and we are talking about menstruation -- but more specifically menstrual leave.

A company in Britain is making headlines by announcing its plans to give female employees paid leave for when they're in pain because it's that time of the month.

If women at work are in pain and suffering, they could take the leave and go home to rest.

The company believes the period policy would make for a happier, more flexible and, in turn, a more productive work environment.

So could this policy be adopted in New Zealand and what are the chances of that happening here?

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