What's Happening in Employment Law in Ireland in 2023?

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 9 January 2023
Síobhra Rush
Lewis Silkin
Issues covered: Statutory sick pay; Whistleblowing; Gender pay gap reporting; Pensions auto-enrolment; National minimum wage; Collective Bargaining

The whirlwind of workplace and employment law developments we saw in 2022 is set to continue with multiple proposals for reform in the pipeline, including requirements on employers to deal with flexible and remote work requests, the introduction of a national living wage and other reforms flowing from the EU. Here’s our annual round-up of what to expect.

Statutory sick pay

From 1 January 2023, eligible employees are entitled to statutory sick pay (SSP), bringing Ireland in line with most other European countries. The entitlement will start at three days’ paid sick leave in 2023, rising incrementally to five days in 2024, seven days in 2025 and eventually 10 days in 2026.

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This article is correct at 09/01/2023
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Síobhra Rush
Lewis Silkin

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