The documents below outline the Paternity and Maternity support leave procedures and the entitlements available to employees.
- Paternity Leave applies to all employees
- Maternity Support Leave applies to all employees except teachers
Paternity Leave is a statutory benefit available to all qualifying NYCC employees. Maternity Support Leave (MSL) is an occupational benefit and applies to all employees except teachers under Schoolteachers Conditions of Service (Burgundy Book).
Paternity leave can be taken for the birth of a child or the adoption of a child and maternity support leave can be taken for the birth of a child.
Depending on your circumstances you may qualify for either Paternity Leave or Maternity Support leave or a combination of the two.
Paternity and Maternity Support Overview
Paternity and Maternity Support Leave Toolkit
Paternity and Maternity Forms, Letters and Templates
Maternity, Paternity Request Form (Employee)
Request for Additional Paternity/Maternity Leave (Employee)
Declaration for Additional Paternity Leave Form
Shared Parental Leave Forms, Letters and Templates
Shared Parental Leave Acknowledgement Letter
Shared Parental Leave In Touch Claim Form
Shared Parental Leave In Touch Manager's Record
Template 5a: Shared Parental Leave In Touch Manager's Record
Template 5b: Shared Parental Leave Acknowledgement Letter
Model Letter D: Shared Parental Leave Acknowledgement Letter