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Ireland to introduce sick pay for 2022 [Updated]

The Irish government recently introduced the Sick Leave Bill 2022 to provide all employees with up to 10 days of employer-paid sick leave. If passed, the bill would enter into effect sometime in January 2022, and its implementation would be phased over a four-year period from 2022 to 2025.

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Ireland extends parent’s leave

The Irish government passed a law extending the government-paid parent’s leave from five weeks to seven weeks. The Parent’s Leave and Benefit Act 2019 (Extension of Periods of Leave) Order 2022 entered into force on 2 July 2022.

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Ireland introduces new public holidays

The Irish government recently announced the introduction of: A one-off public holiday on Friday, 18 March 2022, to honor COVID-19 workers and victims A permanent public holiday beginning in 2023 in celebration of Imbolc/St. Brigid’s Day Key details 2022 one-off public […]

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Ireland’s pension reform

The Irish government’s decision to reverse the increase in the state pension age from 66 to 67, effective 1 January 2021, has firmly put the topic of retirement planning back on the agenda. The Irish government had come under pressure […]