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SHARED PARENTAL LEAVE : Tackling the tricky issues

03 April 2015  

Ed Bowyer and Jo Broadbent provide answers to some of the more difficult queries being raised about the new SPL system

Most employers and their advisers are now reasonably familiar with the main features of the shared parental leave (SPL) system available to parents of children due on or after 5 April 2015. However, there are a number of tricky issues arising from the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014 (and related legislation), of which practitioners need to be aware.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Case C-167/12 CD v ST [2014] Court of Justice of the European Communities (Grand Chamber), 18 March

    Case C-366/99 Griesmar v Ministre de L’Economie, Des Finance et de L’Industrie [2001] ECR I-09383

    Case 184/83 Hofmann v Barmer Ersatzkasse [1984] ECR 3047

    Rhys-Harper v Relaxion Group plc [2003] UKHL 33

    Shuter v Ford Motor Company Ltd ET Case No 3203504/2013

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