Ordinary parental leave entitlement contract clause

Authors: David Smellie and Lynda Macdonald

When to use this model parental leave clause

Use this model contract clause to set out an employee's entitlement to "ordinary" parental leave.

Clause wording

The employee shall be entitled to parental leave on the same terms as and in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Maternity and Parental Leave etc Regulations 1999.