Meeting the work test
To be eligible for Parental Leave Pay, you need to meet the work test.
There are changes to the work test in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). This may affect you if your child’s birth or adoption was between 22 March 2020 and 31 March 2021. Read more about the extended work test if you think you’re eligible.
Page last updated: 23 April 2021
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