Parental allowance supplement/parental salary

Parental allowance supplement /Parental salary is paid by KTH for a maximum of 360 days per childbirth. Parental allowance supplement /Parental salary is 10 % of salary and 80 % of the salary above 10 base amounts.

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Parental salary

Applies to parental leave from 01/10/ 2013 and to employees with children born from 01/01/2006 or later.

Employees who are on leave for the birth or care of an adopted child are entitled to parental salary if parental benefit is being paid by the Swedish Social Insurance Agency.

Receipts from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency no longer need to be submitted to KTH. Parental allowance supplement /Parental salary is payable until the child is 36 months old and for a maximum of 360 days per session in relation to the scope of the leave. If you are on 50 % leave, for example, this is considered technically as one session per day. For adopted children, parental allowance supplement /parental salary is payable a for a maximum of 36 months after the child has come into the care of adoptive parents. Leave with parental salary is based on holiday pay.

(For parental leave before 01/10/2013 parental salary was paid for a maximum of 360 days, the longest up until the child was at the most, 18 months old)

Parental benefit transitional provisions

Applies to employees with children born up until 31/12/2005, the longest up until 31/12/2013 at the most, or until the child is 8 years old

To be eligible for parental allowance supplement/parental salary, a payment notification must be sent from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency that is no older than one year to your payroll administrator. Bear in mind that the number of holiday days is affected if you choose not to collect payment for all days for full parental leave from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency.

Unused days count as other leave of absence and are not based on holiday pay.

Temporary parental benefit for care of children (VAB)

Temporary parental benefit for care of children is paid by the Swedish Social Insurance Agency for care of sick children under 12 years to the guardian or to whoever replaces the guardian when this person is sick. When an employee is on leave with temporary benefit for care of children (VAB), KTH will pay 77,6 % of the portions of pay above the base amount: 10 days per year.

In connection with the birth, the father or the other parent is entitled to temporary parental benefit for 10 days.

Read more from  the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan)

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