Paid Parental Leave Payments Increase 2013

  • Date Added: 20th June 2013 from Department of Labour

  • From 1 July 2013 the maximum payment rate for paid parental leave increases to $488.17

    For eligible employees:  

    You will be entitled to either your gross weekly rate of pay (your pay before tax) or $488.17, whichever is lower.

    For eligible self-employed parents:

    You will be entitled to either a gross weekly rate of pay (paybefore tax) or $488.17, whichever is lower. If you make a loss or earn less than the equivalent of 10 hours pay at thehighest rate of minimum wage, you will receive the minimum rate of $137.50. 

    For further information on employment relations visit www.dol.govt.nz or phone 0800 20 90 20 

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