Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018

Shiva Shadi, Partner and Head of Employment at Davis Blank Furniss

This Act received Royal Assent in September and provides a right to two weeks away from work for those employees who have unfortunately lost a child under the age of 18.  There will be supporting regulations to follow that will set out details including remuneration, if any etc.

The Regulations are not expected to be in full force until April 2020.

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