Q & As on Additional Paternity Leave and Pay

Posted in : HR Updates on 31 January 2011
Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services
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The coalition Government has confirmed that the new right to additional paternity leave and pay will come into force in April this year and "it is considered appropriate to replicate this legislation in Northern Ireland." Helen O'Brien from Croner explains this new right.

Q. When will the new rights come into force?

The right to additional paternity leave (APL) under the new Regulations will apply to parents of babies due on or after 3 April 2011, and for adoptive parents who are notified of having been matched with a child on or after that date. This new right will operate in addition to the existing right for new fathers to take two weeks of leave around the time of the

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Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services

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