Survey shows parental leave taking off

first_imgMore than a third of employers in a recent survey have received requests forparental leave under the legislation introduced last year. Thirty six per cent of respondents to a poll conducted by law firm Allen& Overy had received requests, despite the fact that only 12 per centoffered paid leave. None of those organisations had asked their employees topostpone taking leave, “indicating that the right is not as disruptive tobusiness as some have suggested”. Approximately 100 clients took part in the survey, more than half of whichemploy 500 people or more. Only 21 per cent of employers said they requestedinformation on whether a new employee had taken any of their parental leaveentitlement from previous employers, running the risk of individuals abusingtheir rights. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Survey shows parental leave taking offOn 1 Dec 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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