Employment Update: July 2014 — family-friendly rights
The states approved the proposed Employment (Amendment No 8) (Jersey) Law 201- on 18 July 2014. This will bring statutory family-friendly rights to Jersey for the first time, including maternity leave, paternity leave and the right to request flexible working.
These proposals were originally raised in 2008. We are now six years on and it is likely that these family-friendly rights will come into effect on 1 September 2015 at the same time as sex discrimination legislation. This follows on from the implementation of race discrimination later this year…
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