Employment Law Legislative Updater - October 2016Posted in : ByrneWallace Employment Law Legislative Updater on 28 October 2016
ByrneWallace have provided our subscribers with their quarterly Irish Employment Law Legislative Updater.
Summary of Legislative Developments
The Updater covers legislative updates from July 2016 to September 2016 (inclusive). While there has not been significant activity during this period, there have been some important developments. The highlights of this issue include;
- The enactment of the long-awaited Paternity Leave and Benefit Act which provides for two week’s paternity leave for all “relevant parents” and the payment of a new social welfare payment of Paternity Benefit.
- The Employment Permits (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 which facilitate the launch of the new Employment Permits Online System.
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