parental leave

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parental leave

the right of a parent to take time off work to care for a child. In the UK these rights have recently been enshrined in law following a European Directive on this issue. Such leave is unpaid and is restricted to employees who have at least one year's employment. See MATERNITY RIGHTS, PATERNITY RIGHTS.
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As a manager, I would give a longer maternity leave because it provides motivation for the staff to continue working and to know that they have a good company that takes care of them.
in a press conference underscored the significance of the measure, which carries the short title, "100-day Maternity Leave Law.
As per the report, the women who launched the campaign hope to submit the petition to Oman's elected Shura Council, calling for maternity leave to be increased to four months.
It has been truly insufficient in keeping up with the health needs of women, and the nutritional needs of their children,' said Hontiveros, who authored the proposed Expanded Maternity Leave Law passed on third and final reading in the Senate last May.
Mangudadatu of the Second District of Maguindanao, one of the principal authors of the bill, said House Bill (HB) 4113 will grant working women expecting babies 100 days maternity leave, 40 days more than the current authorized leave with pay of 60 days.
You are entitled for maternity leave in accordance with Article 30 of Federal Law No.
The legal framework governing maternity leave in Pakistan is largely dated, and suffers from lacunae, particularly with regard to its ambit of application.
Earlier the women were granted only 15 to 20 days maternity leave in the private sector.
Alys says: When returning maternity leave you are entitled to return to the job were employed in before your absence.
Article (107) specifies terms for maternity leave and breastfeeding breaks for women officers.
The credit union also agreed to instruct all loan consultants that borrowers are encouraged to submit loan applications while on maternity leave before returning to work and that loan consultants shall not make any statements to potential applicants suggesting anything to the contrary.
Maternity leave still operates in the usual way, so an employed mother can take up to 52 weeks' maternity leave and may be eligible for 39 weeks' statutory maternity pay.