Pope Francis Approves Allowance of Vatican Employees to have 3 Days of Paid Paternity Leave on the Birth of a Child
Pope Francis Approves Allowance of Vatican Employees 3 Days of Paid Paternity Leave on the Birth of a Child. Consolidated Law on Benefits in favor of the Family regarding the paternity permit, 01.03.2022Rescriptum ex Audientia Ss.mi about the Insertion of Art. 10bis in the Consolidated Law on Benefits in favor of the Family regarding the permission of paternity
Rescriptum ex Audientia Ss.mi
of Art. 10bis
in the Consolidated Law on Providences in favor of the Family
about the paternity permit
His Holiness Francis in the Audience granted to me on December 13, 2021, approved Art. 10bis “ Paternity Permit ”, supplementing Title II of the Facilitations for the Protection of Maternity, of the Consolidated Law on Benefits in favor of the Family.
The Roman Pontiff also established that this decision be published in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis and ordered that it enter into force with effect from 1 March 2022.
With the entry into force of the aforementioned Art. 10bis, all provisions contrary and / or incompatible with it are understood to be abrogated.
From the Vatican, 1 March 2022.
Pietro Card. Parolin
Secretary of State
Annex to the Rescriptum
SINGLE TEXT OF PROVISIONS IN FAVOR OF THE FAMILY
FACILITIES FOR THE PROTECTION OF MATERNITY
1. The employee is entitled to three days of paid leave on the occasion of the birth of a child. The three days of leave, to be understood as working days, can be used continuously and / or divided into whole days and not by the hour, no later than thirty days from the occurrence of the event, under penalty of forfeiture of the right.
2. The father who is an employee is entitled, for the three days of leave, to an economic treatment equal to 100% of the salary, calculated for all purposes related to length of service.
3. The working father is required to communicate in writing, to the Administration to which he belongs, the days in which he intends to use the permit, when possible at least 8 days in advance. If requested in conjunction with the birth, the notice will be calculated from the presumed date of the event. If the birth takes place earlier than the presumed date, the father is exempted from respecting the notice period.
4. The permission referred to in paragraphs 1-3 is also applied to the adoptive father or foster parent. The term of the thirty days referred to in paragraph 1 starts from the date of actual entry into the family of the minor.
Source: https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2022/03/01/0148/00314.html - Image Screenshot Vatican.va