How much does the employee get paid during leave?

a. Between the two, employees are entitled to 39 weeks pay

b. The first 2 weeks will be paid to the mother as part of their compulsory leave period; the other 37 will be shared.

c. Pay will be in the same way as maternity leave, 90% of the gross weekly pay for the first 6 weeks, and the rest at the statutory rate. Again as an employer you may pay more as part of a pre existing policy.