Thursday, October 10, 2019

Paternity leave: Fathers can claim ten days off work from next month

Paternity leave regulations were signed into law in the Labour Laws Amendment Act in November 2018 by President Cyril Ramaphosa. He officially amended the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) to include the new regulations. Now adoptive parents and commissioning parents are also entitled to ten weeks of unpaid adoption/commissioning parental leave or ten days of unpaid parental leave. Read More