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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Paternity pay is at the flat rate, rather than related to earnings, and the individual entitlement to parental leave is unpaid.
To claim your paternity pay you will also need to complete a separate form, called form SC3, again at least 15 weeks before the due date.
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.
The employee is entitled to be paid Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) which from this month, will be 128.
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 [pounds sterling]2,500 as well as weekly basic pay supplements and other improvements such as extra maternity and paternity pay.
The Communication Workers Union said workers will also receive lump sums of around pounds 2,500 as well as weekly basic pay supplements and other improvements such as extra maternity and paternity pay.
A Statutory Paternity Pay ( SPP) may be paid by youremployer so youcan take time off workwhen your wife ( or partner or civil partner) gives birth, although certainconditionswill have to bemet.
But the Institute for Public Policy Research - Tony Blair's favourite think tank - wants the time off doubled and paternity pay quadrupled to pounds 424, almost the average wage.
All workers, including those on low pay, should be entitled to statutory sick pay and policymakers should look at extending other forms of support such as paternity pay.