Paid parental leave from 1 January 2011 – are you ready?

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09 / Jul / 2010


The Federal Government’s Paid Parental Leave (GPPL) scheme recently passed parliament, and will apply to births or adoptions on or after 1 January 2011.
The scheme provides 18 weeks of government-funded paid parental leave to eligible working parents.
Employers may need to review their leave policies, payroll processes etc.