A Guide to Bonus Payments during Maternity LeavePosted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 29 January 2019
The issue of bonus payments is one which often gives rise to disputes between employers and their employees. There are many ways in which bonus clauses can cause difficulties and result in litigation. In this article Einde O’Donnell, Associate Solicitor at LK Shields, focuses on the payment, or non-payment, of a bonus during periods of maternity leave. This is a complex area that can result in significant financial exposure for employers if they get it wrong.
Bonus Entitlements and Maternity Leave
Under the Maternity Protection Acts 1994 to 2004, employees on maternity leave or additional maternity leave are entitled to all rights as if they were still at work, other than the right to
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