Implementation of the Sick Leave Act 2022 - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 20 December 2022
Éibhín Stapleton
Issues covered: Sick Leave Act 2022

As the commencement of the much-anticipated Sick Leave Act 2022 (“the Act”) is just around the corner, employers have lots of queries about the practical impact and the new legal obligations under the Act.  

From 1st January 2023, all employers in Ireland will become obliged to make minimum mandatory sick payments to their employees. Whilst many employers may already have a company sick pay scheme in place, those existing schemes need to be examined to ensure that employers are meeting their new statutory obligations and the new obligations will also place a new burden on employers who have not previously provided for contractual sick pay.

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