Work-Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 2 May 2023
Matthew McGrogan
A&L Goodbody LLP
Issues covered: Work-Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023; Gender Pay Gap; Equality; Domestic Violence Leave; Family Friendly Rights

In this month's First Tuesday Q&A, Matthew McGrogan, Solicitor in A&L Goodbody's Employment Practice Group, provides an overview of the recently introduced Work-Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023.

When was the Act introduced?

The eagerly anticipated Work-Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 (the Act) was signed into law on 4 April 2023.

What is the purpose behind the new Act?

The Act was introduced in order to give effect to elements of the EU Work-Life Balance Directive (the Directive), which seeks to achieve gender equality by promoting the participation of women in the labour market and the equal sharing of caring responsibilities between men and

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Matthew McGrogan
A&L Goodbody LLP

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