Month: April 2022

Finland to equalize family leave entitlements between parents

The Finnish parliament recently adopted a bill introducing a government-paid pregnancy leave and an unpaid carer’s leave, as well as equalizing family leave entitlements between both parents, including same-sex couples and adoptive parents. The family leave reform is expected to […]

Canada

British Columbia introduces paid sick leave [Updated]

Update: On 30 March 2022, the British Columbia government passed new amendments to the paid sick leave provisions: Made sick leave available to employees in each calendar year instead of the employment year (marked by the employee’s anniversary date). This […]

Ireland

Ireland to introduce sick pay for 2022 [Updated]

Update: The Irish Government recently announced that the Sick Leave Bill 2022 was approved by the Cabinet and will now move through the legislative process. The Irish government recently introduced Sick Leave Bill 2022 to provide all employees with up […]