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Know Your Rights: Parental Leave

Apr 12, 2012Know Your Rights

With Brett Peters…

Divisional Vice President

65. Parental Leave

65.2 An employee who is not eligible for maternity leave or adoption leave may, in special circumstances, be granted parental leave to care for a child who is under two years of age at the time the leave commences.

65.4 Parental leave is for a period of not more than 52 weeks from the date the leave commenced.

65.5 Parental leave is unpaid leave, and can consist of solely parental leave (unpaid), or a combination of parental, annual and/or long service leave, if the employee has accrued such leave.