parental leave

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parental leave

n.
A leave of absence granted to a parent to care for a new baby.

paren′tal leave′


n.
a leave of absence for a parent to care for a new baby.
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During her adoption leave period, Jennifer then developed an idea the pair had worked on, which became Absolutely Fabulous
While both parents must be working to qualify, those temporarily absent from the workplace such as those on paid or unpaid maternity, paternity or adoption leave will still be eligible.
You still get your full pay if you are: | on holiday; | | off work because of sickness or injury, or | off work because of pregnancy, maternity leave, adoption leave or parental leave.
I was getting ready to go back to work after about four months on adoption leave and this was the point at which I started to suffer from depression.
Kirklees Council has been forced to change its rules to allow councillors the right to maternity, paternity or adoption leave.
Ultimate also provides 10 weeks of paid maternity and adoption leave, as well as four weeks of paid paternity leave; access to private, onsite Mommys Rooms for nursing women; unlimited paid time off throughout the year; $300 annually (per child) to help cover costs of extracurricular activities; company ownership in the form of Restricted Stock Units upon hiring; and a 401(k) retirement plan with a 40% dollar-for-dollar company match, with no cap, up to federal limits.
Examples of this include Deloitte UK's Shared Parental Leave, which gives eligible parents the option to share a period of their maternity or adoption leave with their partner.
The key for employers is to talk about it with their employees and make sure that there is good, proactive communication surrounding maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
The foundation ranked companies for the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces honour based on their adoption benefits, such as financial reimbursement for the costs of adoption and paid adoption leave for employees.
Another aspect of the company's parental leave which makes it stand out is that the adoption leave has been made available to same-sex couples, as long as they can present documents legally affirming their union-which perfectly aligns with the company's advocacy of promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
authorization from Congress to provide two weeks of adoption leave to

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