Parental Leave

Working parents with one year of service with their employer are entitled to unpaid parental leave to care for a child. Unpaid Parental Leave Working parents with one year of employment with their employer are entitled to unpaid parental leave to care for a child. The right applies to parents and to a person whoContinue reading “Parental Leave”

Holidays

Workers are entitled to a statutory minimum amount of paid annual leave in each leave year of 5.6 weeks or pro-rata (maximum 28 days). Paid Annual Leave Workers are entitled to a statutory minimum amount of paid annual leave in each leave year of 5.6 weeks or pro-rata (maximum 28 days).  A week’s paid leaveContinue reading “Holidays”

Shared Parental Leave And Pay

Shared parental leave. Qualifying new parents can share the balance of the mother’s statutory leave and pay as shared parental leave and pay. Parents Can Share Leave Entitlement Qualifying new parents have had the opportunity to share the balance of the mother’s 52 weeks of statutory leave and 39 weeks of statutory pay as sharedContinue reading “Shared Parental Leave And Pay”

Paternity Leave And Pay

Paternity leave entitlement. Eligible employees are entitled to choose to take either one week or two consecutive weeks of paternity leave. Paternity Rights Eligible employees are entitled to choose to take either one week or two consecutive weeks of paternity leave. They can choose to start their leave after the date of the child’s birthContinue reading “Paternity Leave And Pay”

Maternity Leave And Pay

From the first day of employment there is an entitlement to 26 weeks ordinary maternity leave and 26 weeks additional maternity leave. Maternity Rights From the first day of employment there is an entitlement to 26 weeks ordinary maternity leave and 26 weeks additional maternity leave. If the employee has worked continuously for the sameContinue reading “Maternity Leave And Pay”

Working Time Regulations

The Working Time Regulations set out the limits on how long most workers can work in a week, rights to rest periods, days off, annual leave. Working Time Limits The Working Time Regulations set out the limits on how long most workers can work in a week, their right to rest periods, days off andContinue reading “Working Time Regulations”