× Hello, this site is currently undergoing improvements. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Paternity and Other Leave Developments

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 20 March 2014
Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

A male employee has queried whether or not he has an entitlement to take Paternity leave, as he has heard that there have been developments in this area. I am unaware of these developments. How do I handle it?

Michelle Ryan writes:

We will take a closer look at current maternity and other family leave entitlements and examine the proposed Parental Leave and Family Leave Bills.

1. Current Maternity Leave Entitlements:

A. Female Employees:

The Maternity Protection Act, 1994 and the Maternity Protection Amendment Act, 2004 (the Maternity Protection Acts) provide the statutory minimum entitlements

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 06/08/2015

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

The main content of this article was provided by Michelle Ryan. Contact telephone number is +353 21 480 2700  or email michelle.ryan@rdj.ie

View all articles by Michelle Ryan