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Sample employee letters

We have provided these sample letters for use by employees who are applying for parental leave from their employers.

We have left some details for you to change to fit your circumstances; this is where the text is [bracketed and in italics].  Where this occurs please either change the detail to reflect your circumstance, or insert the appropriate paragraph of text from the options available.

Letters for birth mothers taking leave

Letters for partners/spouses taking leave

Letters for adoptive primary carers taking leave