+ Reply to Thread
Page 11 of 15 FirstFirst ... 910111213 ... LastLast
Results 101 to 110 of 144
  1. #101
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Posts
    145
    Thanks
    129
    Thanked
    77
    Reviews
    0
    Me too @Sashie & @Mona424
    I'm due july 20, so will be really crabby if it does.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to MamaMell For This Useful Post:

    Mona424  (12-03-2016)

  3. #102
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1
    Reviews
    0
    I also wish I knew what was happening. I'm due 22 July and I do receive 14 weeks paid maternity leave through work but it would be nice to be able to plan my leave a bit better and know how long I may or may not have to spend with my baby.

  4. #103
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,487
    Thanks
    1,027
    Thanked
    2,107
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I really feel for you ladies with babies due just into new financial year. It's really unfair and it must be so hard to plan ahead especially when you have to let employers know how long you'll want to have off.

  5. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Clementine Grace For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (14-03-2016),maternidade  (14-03-2016)

  6. #104
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    450
    Thanks
    370
    Thanked
    230
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Clementine Grace View Post
    I really feel for you ladies with babies due just into new financial year. It's really unfair and it must be so hard to plan ahead especially when you have to let employers know how long you'll want to have off.
    That's exactly my issue at the moment. My manager wants to know how long I'll be off for but I don't know... Grrrrrr!!!

  7. #105
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    6,912
    Thanks
    4,794
    Thanked
    4,237
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default Has the double dipping rule passed?

    what's the deal with having to disclose how long you'll take off? isn't that standard practice to tell your employer how long you'll be off for?

  8. #106
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Victoria
    Posts
    494
    Thanks
    70
    Thanked
    188
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    what's the deal with having to disclose how long you'll take off? isn't that standard practice to tell your employer how long you'll be off for?
    I don't have to confirm mine until 10 weeks before my due date, it's written into our agreement.

  9. #107
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    6,880
    Thanks
    5,204
    Thanked
    3,904
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    what's the deal with having to disclose how long you'll take off? isn't that standard practice to tell your employer how long you'll be off for?
    Well if you don't know if PPL is available or not then that's 18wks variance.

  10. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Rose&Aurelia&Hannah For This Useful Post:

    ExcuseMyFrench  (16-03-2016),Little Miss Sunshine  (14-03-2016),turquoisecoast  (14-03-2016)

  11. #108
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    6,912
    Thanks
    4,794
    Thanked
    4,237
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    oh for those who have employer based schemes?

    I personally think it's a bit unfair to have access to both, it creates an unnecessary burden on the system. but I know that's not the point of this discussion so I'll save my views lol.

    I just get the straight 18 weeks. I'm taking 6-7 months off.

  12. #109
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,487
    Thanks
    1,027
    Thanked
    2,107
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Funny how all the women in the years before PPL was introduced were eligible for Baby bonus as well as their employer paid leave but weren't called double dippers or fraudulent.

    It really not fair they are letting it go so close to the wire as 4.5 months is quite a lot and it would mean potentially delaying a spot in childcare etc. as well as delaying going back to work. I hope there is some confirmation either way pretty soon so people can plan ahead.

  13. The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to Clementine Grace For This Useful Post:

    ExcuseMyFrench  (16-03-2016),hakuna matata  (14-03-2016),ladyr  (14-03-2016),maternidade  (14-03-2016),Mona424  (14-03-2016),Ngaiz  (14-03-2016),Possie7  (30-03-2016),WaitRose  (15-03-2016)

  14. #110
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,960
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    oh for those who have employer based schemes?

    I personally think it's a bit unfair to have access to both, it creates an unnecessary burden on the system. but I know that's not the point of this discussion so I'll save my views lol.

    I just get the straight 18 weeks. I'm taking 6-7 months off.
    I wonder if there's a connection with people not getting employer based leave and thinking it's unfair?

    Depending on your income level ppl doesn't compensate for much of your income loss (and hence assist mothers to stay home with their bubs for very long). For a professional living in the city it probably won't cover the mortgage or rent. That's not to say people shouldn't be grateful for ppl - of course they should. Just that it's only a start - it really isn't enough to assist some women to bond with bub while staying in the workforce long term.

    I personally wouldn't like to see every mum get a crap deal just because I can only get a crap deal.

  15. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to VicPark For This Useful Post:

    belzy  (15-03-2016),Lil Smurfy  (14-03-2016),Ngaiz  (14-03-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Paid parental leave and double dipping
    By Fina14 in forum Family Finances
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 13-08-2015, 08:36
  2. Being passed over at work
    By Rueblade in forum Working Hubbers - Employed
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 02-07-2015, 22:06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
SoftmatsSoftmats specialises in safe, non-toxic, and durable play mats. The international Premium Dwingulerâ„¢ Play Mats and ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›