Parent’s Leave – How Do I Handle ItPosted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 21 October 2020 Issues covered: Parents Leave; Family related employment rights; Family Related Leave
“I am in receipt of a request from an employee to take five weeks Parent’s leave from 1 to 28 December 2020, due to the announcement in Budget 2021. The run up to Christmas is our busiest time. Can I ask him to take the leave at a later stage? Does he have any other entitlements to leave?How do I handle it?”
Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019
Parent’s leave was introduced by the Parent's Leave and Benefit Act 2019. It provides 2 weeks leave to “relevant parents” of a child born or adopted on or after 1 November 2019. The leave must be taken within 52 weeks of the child’s birth or placement with their adoptive family. An extension to parent’s leave was originally
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