Your Rights As a Parent At Work

Whilst you prepare for a new addition to your family, it’s important to know your rights to time off and pay when it comes to maternity or paternity support from your employer.

An expecting mum?

Follow this chart to see what your rights in regards to Maternity Pay and Maternity Leave.

Maternity Pay and Maternity Leave infographic

An expecting dad?

Follow this chart to see what your rights in regards to Paternity Pay and Paternity Leave.

Paternity Pay and Paternity Leave infogrpahic

Checklist

And regardless of whether you're about to become a mum or a dad, if you're currently working then here's a handy checklist of musts.

Rights as a parent at work checklist

Remember if you have any concerns or questions about your support and rights whilst welcoming a baby and working you can always contact someone at Citizens Advice Scotland to ask for advice. 

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