A working parent is entitled to 6 days of unpaid infant care leave a year if his/her child is a Singapore citizen.


Eligibility

Your employee is eligible for infant care leave without pay if he/she meets all the following requirements:

  • The child is below 2 years of age. This includes legally adopted children or step-children.
  • The child is a Singapore citizen.
  • He/She has served his/her employer for a continuous period of at least 3 months.

Entitlement

Each parent is entitled to 6 days a year of unpaid infant care leave, regardless of the number of children.

If your employee's child is a Singapore citizen and below the age of 2, he/she is entitled to 6 days of paid childcare leave in addition to 6 days of unpaid infant care leave.

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