Important News regarding changes to employment rights – update to policies

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Neonatal Care

The Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Act will allow eligible employed parents whose new-born baby is admitted to neonatal care to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave, in addition to other leave entitlements such as maternity and paternity leave.

Protection from Redundancy

The Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Act extends the range of existing redundancy protection whilst on maternity and other family leave, to also cover pregnancy and for a period of time, after a new parent has returned to work.

The Carer’s Leave Act

As previously highlighted, The Carer’s Leave Act, creates a new unpaid leave entitlement for employees who are caring for a dependant with a long-term care need.

If you buy our new policies we will update these policies free of charge when the commencement dates are known.