1.1.T.75 Top-ups

Definition

A top-up payment is a payment made by an employer to an employee that supplements a person's DAPP during their DAPP period.

A top-up payment may be an adjustment to partial or full income replacement.

A person on unpaid leave who receives a top-up payment from their employer during or relation to their DAPP period is regarded as 'not working' for DAPP purposes.

Act reference: PPLAct section 115CM(2) When a DAPP claimant is not working

Paid Parental Leave Rules 2010 rule 3A.9 What is taken to be not working

Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.3.1 DAPP Eligibility Overview, 2.3.8 DAPP Period

Last reviewed: 6 February 2017