I don’t live in the US, but I still find this incredibly frustrating! As the (currently) most powerful country in the world, shouldn’t you be setting a much better example? 291 more words
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ACAS has now published guidance on the new shared parental leave rules. The new rules are due to come into effect in December 2014 and the guidance sets out best practice for employers and employees as well as containing a number of useful documents including a shared parental leave policy.
The guidance is available here.
Daniel Barnett: ACAS has published a detailed guidance note on the new shared parental leave rules, together with supporting material including standard letters and a policy document. 19 more words
“Apple Inc and Facebook Inc will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend enormous sums on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent,” Christina Farr reports for Reuters. 109 more words
Leading British lawyer suggests there’s still many uunknowns about new laws
Despite ACAS today publishing a guide to help employers understand new rights on sharing maternity or adoption leave, many uncertainties about the new laws still exist according to a leading employment lawyer. 466 more words
In preparation for the forthcoming family friendly changes to legislation, the Government has issued two forms of guidance on shared parental leave.
The first is for employers and explains the changes which will take effect for babies due to be born on or after 1st October 2015 and is a guide for employers. 58 more words
“Apple employees are getting a few new perks today (and no, its not free iPhone 6’s),” Michal Lev-Ram reports for Fortune. “On Thursday morning the company’s head of HR, Denise Young Smith, sent an employee-wide memo outlining a handful of new and updated benefits, including longer parental leave, education reimbursements for all classes taken by employees, an expanded donation-matching program, subsidized student loan refinancing and full acceleration of stock in the event of an employee’s death.” 236 more words