F for Force MajeurePosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 10 January 2011
Our company has a comprehensive policy on force majeure leave which we manage and apply consistently to our employees. Recently, we have seen a significant increase in applications for force majeure leave and we would find it helpful to receive information and legal comment on the applicable law including any relevant cases around this topic.
Catherine O'Flynn writes:
1. The Basic Entitlement
The Parental Leave Act 1998 to 2006 provides for the entitlement of employees to limited leave from work with pay in circumstances where certain specified persons become ill or are injured. Such leave is called force majeure leave and may be availed of by an employee where his or her immediate presence
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