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Shared Parental Leave

Information on new leave and pay rights for parents of babies due or children being placed for adoption on or after 5th April 2015.

  • Some examples of Shared Parental Leave

    1)      Both parents entitled Nabeela and Jonathan are both teachers who have worked for their employers for over six years. They decide that initially Nabeela will take maternity leave of 12 weeks, starting a month before the due date, and Jonathan will take his ordinary paternity leave of 2 weeks when the baby is born. […]