Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill – General Scheme Gains Government Approval

Published: 12 May 2022

The General Scheme of the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022 (“the Bill”) that is due to be implemented later this year was approved by Cabinet on 21st April. The General Scheme contains proposed amendments to various pieces of legislation including the Parental Leave Act 1998, the Maternity Protection Act 1994, and the Adoptive Leave Act 1995, required in line with certain articles of the EU Work-Life Balance Directive which is due to be transposed into Irish law by 2nd August this year.


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Firm: Anne O’Connell Solicitors
Country: Ireland

Practice Area: Labour and Employment

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