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A031 - Paternity Leave


Ordinary paternity leave

Paternity leave is granted for the purposes of caring for a child or supporting the child’s mother, or for the purposes of caring for an adopted child or supporting the child’s adopter.

The new rights means that fathers (or co-parents in the case of same sex relationships) are eligible for a period of 2 weeks paid paternity leave providing he/she meets the criteria.

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Page revised: 06/11/2014
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These policies have been developed by the Assure brand for use in schools.

If you wish to use these policies you should check that they suit your school and that any discretions and optional approaches built into the policies are ones that your school can support.

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