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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Provided that you earn at least PS112 per week (before tax) you should also qualify for statutory paternity pay.
Paternity leave should be tripled to six weeks and paternity pay extended to three months.
TRADES unions helped workers win health and safety law, fair wages, maternity and paternity pay and a better deal at work.
TORCUIL CRICHTON t.crichton@dailyrecord.co.uk JEREMY Corbyn will make a bold bid today to become the champion of small businesses - by setting out plans to extend maternity and paternity pay to the self-employed.
It also says expectant dads should get paternity pay at the same rates as mums and paid time off to attend at least one ante-natal session.
TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said: "A good gift for fathers this Sunday would be for ministers to increase statutory paternity pay rates and for employers to top it up for longer, so that new dads can spend more time with their children.
The employee is entitled to be paid Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) which from this month, will be 128.73 [pounds sterling] per week or 90% of weekly earnings if lower.
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.
They will be entitled to Statutory Paternity Pay of pounds 100 a week, or 90 per cent of average weekly earnings if they make between pounds 75 and pounds 100.