Primary carers will now have greater flexibility to take their government paid parental leave for any child born or adopted from 1 July 2020.
From 14 September 2020 they may take their leave in one of the following ways:
- for a continuous period of up to 12 weeks (60 payable days)
- plus 30 flexible days to be taken before the child turns 2
- the employee can connect any portion of their flexible days to their initial 12 weeks up to a maximum of 18 weeks (90 payable days).
For any further information in relation to paid parental leave, please contact BetterHR.