Parental leave (optional clause)

Parental leave (optional clause)

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Introductory note

This is a parental leave optional clause. This clause is designed for inclusion in an employment contract. It provides information in relation to an employee’s entitlement to unpaid parental leave under the National Employment Standards, as well as the notification requirements for such leave requests.

For an employment agreement, see the separate precedent collection, including the “Basic employment agreement (short form)” and “Basic employment agreement (long form)”. Clauses should be adapted to ensure consistence of terminology, particularly in relation to defined terms.

This precedent has been updated by Ben Dudley, Partner and Rebecca Brediceanu, Associate, Seyfarth Shaw Australia. Previous versions of this were authored by Brooke Pendlebury, Principal, Pendlebury Workplace Law. This precedent is prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Australia.