Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987

Part 3A Primary carers not eligible for primary carer leave may request negotiated carer leave

Part 3A: inserted, on 1 April 2016, by section 34 of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 8).

30A Object of this Part

The object of this Part is to—

(a)

provide for certain employees who are not entitled to primary carer leave to request a period of leave from their employment to enable them to receive parental leave payments; and

(b)

require an employer to deal with a request as soon as possible, but not later than 1 month after receiving it; and

(c)

provide that an employer may refuse a request only if it cannot be accommodated on certain grounds.

Section 30A: inserted, on 1 April 2016, by section 34 of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 8).