Monthly Archives: March 2014

Industrial Relations: Paternity, Surrogacy and Adoption Leave

Currently the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), section 27 thereof, provides for three days’ family responsibility leave for employees to spend time with their new-born babies.

Should they require more time with their new-born children, employees have the option of applying for annual leave, in addition to their three days’ family responsibility leave entitlement (per leave cycle). The three days’ family responsibility leave for when a child is born, however, is only applicable to employees who have been employed for at least 4 months and who work at least 4 days a week for the same employer... Read More

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