Inform a worker that he or she is not eligible to take a period of ordinary parental leave requested

Key points

  • Where a worker has requested a period of ordinary parental leave, but is not eligible to take it, the employer should write to the individual explaining the reasons for this.
  • For example, the individual may have insufficient service with the organisation, or have already exhausted his or her entitlement to ordinary parental leave in respect of the child.

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