parental leave

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parental leave

parental leave

(păr-ĕn-tăl)
The policy of allowing one or both parents to have leave from work following the birth of their child.
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For those starting a family, the company offers paternity and adoption leave in addition to the more common maternity leave.
What if an employee going on Statutory Adoption Leave works for more than one employer?
The new entitlement only applies where the child's mother or primary adopter returns to work without exercising their full entitlement to maternity or adoption leave.
The period of notice women are required to give if they wish to return to work early from maternity or adoption leave is doubled from 28 days to eight weeks.
These include a monthly allowance, removal of the limit to the number of adopted children in any one household (currently five), raising the maximum age of adopters from 49 to 59 years and two weeks' adoption leave.
Our new free e-learning course, Working Parents, will help organisations ensure that they're up to date with the latest legislation on maternity, paternity and adoption leave and gives good practice advice on developing policies in this area.
One of the employees who may be affected is currently on adoption leave.
Increased maternity leave, two-week statutory paternity leave and paid adoption leave will put a strain on already overburdened employers," the firm said.
For example, we offer paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave as well as an Employee Assistance Program that helps employees with wide-ranging life-management issues.
Honored with the #1 spot on the list for the last 7 years, The Wendy's Company offers a combination of up to $25,300 in adoption assistance and up to six weeks of paid adoption leave.
DESPITE ACAS publishing a guide earlier to help employers understand the new rights on sharing maternity or adoption leave, many uncertainties about the new laws still exist.

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