New leave allowance for bereaved parents will be one of the most generous in the world
New laws proposed by the Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill 2017 will give parents two weeks' paid leave following the death of a child under the age of 18. Parental bereavement pay will be claimed back from the Government by employers.Link to Bill
Link to Press release
Category: Employment » Parental rights. Keyword(s): Bereavement. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.