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My wife and I work a different number of days per week. Whose work week is shared parental leave based on?

You and your wife will have different leave entitlements, based on the number of days you work.

Your wife works a 5-day week, and you work a 6-day week.

Her maternity leave entitlement will be based on a 5-day week, while your paternity leave and shared parental leave entitlement is based on a 6-day work week.

Last Updated: 29 May 2017