NEWS IN BRIEF
- GET READY FOR REGULATIONS' DUE DATE. Cole, Kelly; Carter, Caroline // People Management;9/28/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p19
The article discusses the key changes to the maternity, paternity and adoption leave regulations approved by the British Parliament due to be enforced on October 1, 2006. Fathers are entitled to take a transferred portion of their wife's maternity leave, provided the mother returns to work...
- Why I Believe #PaidLeavePays. // Women's Health;Oct2015, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p14
In the article, the author discusses the importance of paid maternity leave for women, and invites readers to join the magazine "Women's Health" in telling the U.S. government why #PaidLeavePays.
- Statistics you need to knowâ€¦. // Personnel Today;3/11/2008, p48
The article presents statistics on human resource management and industrial benchmarking including statutory maternity pay, statutory adoption pay and paid annual leave.
- PUSHING FAMILY LAW. Wilkinson, Amanda // Employee Benefits;Sep2006, p59
The article offers information about the Work & Families Act, the most significant legislation in support of working families. The legislation stipulates that paid maternity leave will be extended to six months and provides for a further three months of unpaid leave. Meanwhile, fathers can...
- Review policies so voluntary benefits don't become mandates. Ritter, David R. // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Nov2009, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p8
The article offers information on a court case, Reaux v. Infohealth Management Corp., in Chicago, Illinois. It notes the supervisors' assurance that Deborah Reaux can avail Family and Medical Leave of Absence (FMLA) for her maternity leave and advised to return to work on September 11, 2006...
- Paternity Leave a Labouring Issue: Over half of employees support more rights for mums than dads. // Management Services;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p6
This article deals with a survey on the attitude of businesses towards the appeal of the Equal Opportunities Commission in Great Britain for better paid leave and more flexible working hours for fathers. 54 percent of human resource professionals surveyed by Croner do not think that a father's...
- SMP, SAP, SPP changes. // Accountancy;Jan2003, Vol. 131 Issue 1313, p112
The Revenue Web pages of frequently asked questions about statutory maternity pay (SMP), statutory adoption pay (SAP) and statutory paternity pay (SPA) have been updated to provide guidance to employers about the forthcoming changes to entitlements. The new SMP and SPP rules apply for births...
- Female executives often minimize maternity leave. Martinez, Michelle Neely // HRMagazine;Sep95, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p24
Reports that many female executives feel pressed to return from maternity leave in six to eight weeks, even if they are covered for 12 weeks under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Concern about being passed over for promotions.
- Holiday headaches. Firth, Judith // People Management;3/2/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p26
Provides answers to questions regarding employees' annual leave in Great Britain. Details on the extended maternity leave period; Impact of the Working Time Regulations of 1998 on the annual leave of employees who were dismissed for gross misconduct; Rights of an employee to claim another...