Paternity and Other Leave DevelopmentsPosted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 20 March 2014 Issues covered:
A male employee has queried whether or not he has an entitlement to take Paternity leave, as he has heard that there have been developments in this area. I am unaware of these developments. How do I handle it?
Michelle Ryan writes:
We will take a closer look at current maternity and other family leave entitlements and examine the proposed Parental Leave and Family Leave Bills.
1. Current Maternity Leave Entitlements:
A. Female Employees:
The Maternity Protection Act, 1994 and the Maternity Protection Amendment Act, 2004 (the Maternity Protection Acts) provide the statutory minimum entitlements in relation to maternity leave. A pregnant employee is currently entitled to 26 consecutive weeks of
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