Letter informing an employee of ineligibility for ordinary parental leave

Author: Lynda Macdonald

When to use this model parental leave letter

Use this model letter to inform an employee that he or she is ineligible for "ordinary" parental leave and to explain the reasons.

Letter wording

[Sender's name]
[Sender's address]
[Sender's town]
[Sender's postcode]

[Recipient's name]
[Recipient's address]
[Recipient's town]
[Recipient's postcode]

Dear [ ]

I refer to your request to take a period of parental leave of [state duration of leave requested] commencing on [date].