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Women’s health and well-being in the workplace

April 19, 2024
 Awareness of the importance of providing support for women experiencing symptoms of menopause has been amplified in Europe over the last few years. There is a push to put women’s health to the forefront of the public discourse in recognition of the fact this has certainly not been the case to date. In Ireland, menopause […]

Work/Life Balance

August 16, 2023
The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 was signed into law on 4 April 2023. The overall aim of the Act is to introduce new rights for employees in order to support a better balance of work life, family life and caring responsibilities. Several of its key provisions including the right to request […]

Sick Leave Act 2022

November 29, 2022
The lack of statutory paid sick leave quickly became a major health and safety issue during the pandemic, when evidence emerged that some employees continued to attend work with symptoms to avoid not being paid where no sick leave arrangements were in place. The Government was forced to address this issue as Ireland was one […]