Shared parental leave webinar presentation (Northern Ireland)

NEU, in partnership with INTO and UTU have produced a webinar that explains the teachers' shared parental leave scheme in Northern Ireland.


Shared Parental Leave (SPL)

The Basics

  • SPL must be taken in complete weeks as either one continuous block or in a discontinuous block (leave/work/leave/work). 
  • Must be taken between the baby's birth and first birthday. 
  • You DO NOT have to share the leave or pay if you don’t want to. 
  • SPL can only be taken by employees. 
  • Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) is £156.66 p/w (same as SMP). 
  • Paid in full over the periods of school closure
  • Any problems? Contact NEU
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