Increased Government leave payment for new parents

22 July 2019

Stu AdamsonPaid parental leave payments increased by $20 a week on 1 July 2019 for eligible employees.  This means that there will be an increase in the Government’s parental leave payment from $564.38 per week to $585.80 per week, before tax.

Each year the parental leave payment is adjusted to reflect the rise in the average wage.

The period of paid leave is up to 22 weeks, increasing to 26 weeks from 1 July 2020.

If you have any further enquiries, please contact our legal team to discuss this.

 

Stu Adamson | Solicitor


 

Legal Team

 

Diana Hudson | Managing Solicitor | 03 456 1804 | 021 816 469 | diana@osea.org.nz

David Browne | Senior Solicitor | 03 456 1812 | 021 225 6938 | david@osea.org.nz

Adam Siwerski | Solicitor | 03 456 1809 | 021 756 809 | adam@osea.org.nz

Stu Adamson | Solicitor | 021 197 4603 | stu@osea.org.nz

Roger Gudsell | Advocate | 03 455 5165 | roger@osea.org.nz

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