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Parental leave

(6 Posts)
Icelollycraving Sat 03-Nov-12 10:02:30

Ds is in hospital. I have contacted my employer who is giving me parental leave. A quick google search said it is unpaid,is this correct?

Goandplay Sat 03-Nov-12 10:19:29

Depends on your employer and contract.

No legal requirement to be paid.

Goandplay Sat 03-Nov-12 10:19:56

Meant to add I hope your DS is home and well soon.

Icelollycraving Sat 03-Nov-12 10:34:20

Thank you. Can I request to use holiday if they don't pay?

prh47bridge Sat 03-Nov-12 20:13:43

You can request it but they don't have to agree.

Icelollycraving Sat 03-Nov-12 20:43:13

Ok,thank you. It isn't important in terms of me needing the time off to be with ds but 7 days minimum deducted is a bit tough. Worth requesting but just a tight December if its a no.

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