Legal Briefs

Parental Leave Extended from 1st Sept 2020

Under the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019 the amount of parental leave that you can take has increased from 18 weeks to 26 weeks. This was phased in over a 2-year period. Since 1 September 2020, you can take up to 26 weeks parental leave. If you have already taken...

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Record Keeping – Employers Obligations

Record Keeping – Employers Obligations

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) seeks to achieve a culture of compliance with employment law by working with individual employers through an inspection process. An employer can help the WRC in achieving this by having his/her employment records available and...

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Know the Law regarding Gift Voucher sales

Know the Law regarding Gift Voucher sales

The Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act 2019 imposes a minimum expiry date of five years for vouchers and bans contract terms which require them to be spent in a single transaction. The new law will also ban contract terms that limit the number of vouchers that...

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