Furloughed workers to receive full parental leave entitlement


Furloughed workers planning to take paid parental or adoption leave will be entitled to pay based on their usual earnings rather than a furloughed pay rate.

  • Pay for furloughed workerstaking family related leave is to be calculated based on usual earnings rather than furlough pay
  • full earnings will apply to Maternity Pay, Paternity Pay, Shared Parental Pay, Parental Bereavement Pay and Adoption Pay
  • ensures workers about to take family-related leave are not penalised by being      furloughed

More information here

Posted on: Wednesday 29th April 2020