Parental leave: no sign yet of share and share alike

Mon, 31 Oct 2016

In a recent Employment Tribunal in Scotland a working father was awarded £28,321 by Network Rail as a result of their discriminatory shared parental leave policy. While Shared Parental Leave (SPL) drew attention when it was introduced, uptake has been limited. By allowing parents to share their maternity, paternity and adoption leave, employers have had to rewrite their policies based on a complex piece of legislation.

Category: Employment »  Contracts of employment; Parental rights. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Scotsman


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