PATERNITY LEAVE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR COMPANY

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The Paternity Leave Scheme will come into effect in September 2016, after legislation for the entitlement has been passed through the Dáil, meaning fathers will have the option to apply for two weeks’ paid paternity leave following the birth of their child. Until now, Ireland has been behind the majority of European …

HR/ Employment Law Update

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Workplace Relations The Workplace Relations Act 2015 introduces a range of changes to the operation of the Rights Commissioner/Labour Relations Commission/ Labour Court/ Employment Appeals Tribunal/Equality Tribunal.  It is ironic that the legislation, which attempts to ‘simplify’ the process for parties involved in employment disputes, is itself overly complicated, laborious, …