Employees have a statutory right to take time off work to deal with emergencies involving a dependant. It is often mistaken for the right to take time off for any kind of emergency, however, it is not.
Although there may be a contractual right to time off for other reasons, this statutory right relates only to emergencies involving a dependant.
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• What situations does the right apply to?
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• How much time can be taken?