parental leave

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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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The Court of Appeal held that failing to match pay for shared parental leave to the level of maternity pay is neither direct nor indirect discrimination.
HMRC estimates that parents who did not deduct their statutory maternity pay from their income could have been entitled to on average an extra 495 across the year.
In fact, the UK has the second-worst level of maternity pay of the 23 European countries surveyed that offer statutory maternity leave.
y t Europ " A government spokesperson said: "Our statutory maternity pay is among the most generous in Europe as most mothers are entitled to 39 weeks - nearly three times the amount required by the EU.
UK rules grant employees statutory maternity pay for up to 39 weeks, with 90% of their average wage for the first six weeks and a maximum PS138.18 weekly payment for the remainder.
But a judge gave her a suspended eight-month sentence after saying that, apart from the maternity pay, Morrisons had in fact got value for money from Addo, who lives with her children in Lavender Grove, Pentrebane.
On Real Time Information alone, one part of HMRC acknowledged that it could see the maternity pay, but the debt collectors couldn't.
says the ball is in Their first plans to privatise public spending manifesto maternity pay, sick help us if this is a only policy is to over CAN Joe Anderson, or anyone from Liverpool city council, tell me where the money has gone to improve the roads?
In two weeks a new law will mean billions of pounds are sliced off maternity pay, child benefit and working tax credit.
Cuts to real terms maternity pay mean a PS180 'mummy tax' will come out of mums' pockets, at a time when family budgets are being stretched more than ever.
It follows Chancellor George Osborne's announcement that many benefits - including income support, child benefit and housing benefit and maternity pay - will rise by just one per cent a year until 2015 to save PS4.5billion.