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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However, when a major economic crisis hit the country, both women's use of family planning services and their exercise of their labour and maternity rights and protections were deemed abuses of the system.
Maternity rights might have been hard-won, but they are there to protect women.
Mr Corbyn cited four weeks' paid holiday, paternity and maternity rights as just some of the working rights and regulations British people enjoy.
The EU offered us a way to get maternity rights and workers' rights that were being denied under a Tory government.
Every new mum will receive advice and information on their employment and maternity rights.
In the area of employment rights alone, workers can thank Europe for minimum paid annual leave, maternity rights, parental rights and safeguards for agency workers.
For further advice and |information on all maternity rights questions, contact your local CAB.
The enhanced rights match Linklaters current maternity rights offering, which provides full pay for up to six months leave, subject to certain conditions.
Over the past 18 months we've seen sweeping changes to the country's employment laws but we continue to see many women's careers affected as their employers continue to overlook rules surrounding maternity rights.
Even more are unclear about their maternity rights, amid fears that even asking about a company's policy could affect their career, the study of 1,000 working women found.
Ex-Labour Party boss Larry Whitty wondered if there would be a tariff "where you trade maternity rights for so many shares, union rights for a few more, and health and safety for more after that.