Paternity Leave Request Results in Dismissal

In recent WRC decision it was found that an employee's request for paternity leave may have resulted in his dismissal. The claim was taken under the Industrial Relations Acts where a recommendation can only issue. A claim under different legislation may have resulted in a different outcome. https://www.workplacerelations.ie/en/cases/2019/july/adj-00018852.html

By |2019-10-18T10:23:47+00:00August 20th, 2019|latest news, Paternity Leave|Comments Off on Paternity Leave Request Results in Dismissal

Parental Leave Bill 2013 – Proposed Sharing of Maternity Leave

The Government recently published the Parental leave Bill on 10th July 2013. The Bill will amend Part II of the Maternity Protection Act 1994 and the Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act 2004 in order to provide for both maternity and paternity leave for parents of a newborn child. The following changes [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:20:09+00:00July 15th, 2013|latest news, Maternity, Maternity Rights, Parental Leave Bill 2013, Paternity Leave|Comments Off on Parental Leave Bill 2013 – Proposed Sharing of Maternity Leave