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Paternity leave offered to Education Scotland employees: FOI release

Published: 19 Feb 2018
Part of:
Public sector
Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Published:
19 Feb 2018
Paternity leave offered to Education Scotland employees: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/00493
Date received: 8 February 2018
Date responded: 15 February 2018

Information requested

What paternity leave is offered to your employees?

Response

Paternity leave is available for up to four weeks, subject to multiple weeks being taken consecutively. Staff must have been employed for at least 26 weeks by the end of the 15th week before the expected week of childbirth or by the end of the week in which an adopter is notified of a match as paternity leave is also available when adopting a child.

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG