M for Maternity/Pregnancy-Related IssuesPosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 22 August 2011
Aisling Butler writes:
1. What common questions arise in relation to employees on pregnancy-related leave?
Entitlements of pregnant employees are often an area of concern for employers. This is a controversial area of the law and has been the subject of debate both at national and EU level. Among other issues, the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) and national courts have considered employee entitlement to full pay whilst absent due to pregnancy-related illness and employee entitlement to bonuses, allowances and holidays during pregnancy-related leave. We have considered the more common questions that arise below.
2. If I have a sick pay scheme in place how do I treat an employee on
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