An employee took force majeure leave. Should it be pro-rated to the time worked by the employee? Sometimes this employee’s hours vary – how do I calculate payment?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 7 May 2014
Force majeure leave is an entitlement under Section 13 of the Parental Leave Acts 1998–2013 (the “Acts”) which allows an employee to take immediate paid time off from work in the event of an unforeseen injury or illness of a close family member where the presence of the employee is indispensable. Employees are entitled to up to a maximum of 3 working days in 12 consecutive months or 5 working days in 36 consecutive months.
The Acts provide that the employee is missing for part of the working day, the employee will be deemed to have taken one full day of force majeure leave. The employee
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