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Maternity and Parental Leave

Congratulations on your new addition! Before your child arrives, find out how to request leave.  

Entitlements for employees are contained in collective agreements and employee handbooks including:

Maternity Leave

Collective Agreement with the UNW - Article 21.04 - Maternity Leave without Pay

Collective Agreement with the NWTTA - Article 15.04 - Maternity Leave

Excluded Employees’ Handbook - Maternity Leave without Pay

Senior Managers’ Handbook - Maternity Leave without Pay

Parental Leave

Collective Agreement with the UNW - Article 21.05 - Parental Leave without Pay

Collective Agreement with the NWTTA - Article 15.05 - Parental Leave

Excluded Employees’ Handbook - Parental Leave without Pay

Senior Managers’ Handbook - Parental Leave without Pay

Adoption

For information about leave when adopting a child, please refer Parental Leave

Did you know...when you find out that you are pregnant, in addition to talking with your supervisor, it is recommended to contact Benefits as soon as possible. The Benefits Specialists are available to discuss your situation and let you know if there are any impacts to your benefits. Taking this proactive step can help ensure you know your entitlements, save precious time, and enable the Benefits Specialists help you better.