Equal Opportunities in the Workplace: Parents in Employment

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 1.25 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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Overview

CPD Certified - contributes 1 point towards your CPD.

During pregnancy and the period following childbirth both mothers and fathers receive a significant degree of legal protection against workplace disadvantage.

This protection seeks to avoid discrimination, work stress and financial difficulty through antidiscrimination law, statutory entitlements to leave and financial benefits. In return, those concerned have responsibilities, primarily in respect of keeping their employer notified of their wishes and intentions.

This course aims to enable learners to understand the full range of rights and responsibilities of mothers-to-be, mothers and fathers during the time they are in paid employment.

This course is aimed at:
- HR Managers and staff
- Line managers
- All those needing to understand maternity and paternity benefits and family-friendly legislation

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Silverlight may also need to be installed for some courses
- Most ECDL courses will require a download of the ActivX component from within the course

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Topics

This course aims to enable learners to understand the full range of rights and responsibilities of mothers-to-be, mothers and fathers during the time they are in paid employment.

Course Content
- Time off for antenatal care
- Statutory Maternity Leave:
--- Compulsory Maternity Leave
--- Ordinary Maternity Leave
--- Additional Maternity Leave
- Keeping In Touch days
- Returning to work part-time
- Pregnancy discrimination
- Statutory Maternity Pay
- Maternity Allowance
- Statutory Paternity Leave
- Additional Paternity Leave
- Statutory Paternity Pay
- Additional Paternity Pay
- Adoption Leave
- Statutory Adoption Pay
- Parental Leave
- Time off for family emergencies

Objectives

On completion of this course the learn will understand the full range of rights and responsibilities of mothers-to-be, mothers and fathers during the time they are in paid employment.

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