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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We should] consider opening up statutory maternity and paternity pay to the self-employed, so all new-born children can get the same level of care from their parents.
The army of self-employed - who make up one in seven workers in Britain - aren't eligible for maternity and paternity pay or sick pay.
Extending paternity pay from two to six weeks and paying a better statutory rate would make a massive difference, as has been shown in other countries.
Employees on APL are entitled to receive Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (ASPP), providing they comply with the eligibility and notification criteria and a low earnings limit.
BUSINESS leaders across Coventry and Warwickshire are demanding the Government reform statutory maternity and paternity pay to help small firms.
There are provisions for additional statutory paternity pay to come into effect from April 6 which will be pounds 124.
The Communication Workers Union said workers will also receive lump sums of around Au2,500 as well as weekly basic pay supplements and other improvements such as extra maternity and paternity pay.
Fathers (and partners, including same-sex partners) in the UK are currently entitled to two weeks' paternity leave if they have 26 weeks' service with their employer at the qualifying week, and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) if they earn above the lower earnings limit for national insurance contributions.
The new HR management and payroll product supports the upcoming Statutory Paternity Pay Legislation which is due to be introduced in the UK in April 2003.
Statutory paternity pay would cost employers 3,000 [pounds sterling] per man who took up the offer.
LABOUR will give new dads twice as much paternity leave and better paternity pay, Ed Miliband will promise today.
And he will increase paternity pay to at least PS260 a week - equivalent to the national minimum wage.