Adoption leave and pay

Topic Index
Overview
Adoption leave
Notice
Rights during adoption leave
Keeping in touch
Returning to work
Adoption pay
Resources

Overview

 

  • Adoption rights are available to individuals who adopt and/or to one member of a couple where a couple adopts jointly.
  • The partner of an individual adopter may be entitled to paternity leave and pay.
  • Similarly, the partner of a couple adopting jointly who does not take adoption leave may be entitled to paternity leave.
  • Adopters of children placed for adoption on or after 3 April 2011 benefit from additional adoption pay and leave....
     
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