Employee Factsheet: Parental Leave

Friday, January 24, 2020

Parental leave is a form of leave that allows parents to take up to 18 weeks’ unpaid leave to care for each individual child. The maximum amount of leave that an employee can take in one year is four weeks per eligible child.

Parental Leave: In-depth

Friday, January 24, 2020

Eligible parents with children under the age of 18 have the legal right to take up to 18 weeks' unpaid parental leave.

Guide to Parental Leave

Friday, January 24, 2020

Employees who have worked continuously for the same organisation for at least one year and who have parental responsibility for a child under the age of 18, have the legal right to take up to 18 weeks’ parental leave. Both men and women are eligible for parental leave. The law does not require periods of parental leave to be paid.

Family Leave Policy

Friday, January 24, 2020

The organisation care service recognises the contribution of all its employees and also understands that at some stages during their working lives employees may find it difficult to fulfil domestic, family and working commitments due to their responsibilities. The organisationcare service recognises the anxiety this may cause and aims to offer practical help through its family leave arrangements.

Parental Leave Policy

Friday, January 24, 2020

The purpose of this policy is to inform employees of their rights and obligations in respect of parental leave. Parental leave should not be confused with paternity leave — see the organisation’s separate policy on paternity leave. Equally it should not be confused with “shared parental leave”.

Shared Parental Leave Policy

Friday, January 24, 2020

The organisation encourages employees to have a balance between their work and family commitments, believing that it ensures a more effective and efficient workforce.

Parental Leave: Quick Facts

Friday, January 24, 2020

Parents of children under the age of 18 can take up to 18 weeks’ unpaid parental leave for each eligible child, in a minimum of one-week blocks, subject to a maximum of four weeks in any one year in relation to each child. Entitlement

Statutory Time Off: Resources

Friday, January 24, 2020

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