If one employee is allowed one day per week for parental leave does it mean that all staff have a similar entitlement, regardless of their role in the organisation?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 2 February 2010 Under the Parental Leave Acts, 1998 and 2006 an employee is not automatically entitled to take parental leave of one day per week and it is necessary for an employer to agree to parental leave being taken in this manner. Therefore, the fact that one employee has been allowed to take parental leave of one day per week in the past does not give other employees an entitlement to take the leave in this way where the employer does not agree. Back to Q&A's This article is correct at 02/09/2015
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