Paternity leave kicks in
Men entitled to two weeks of paternity leave following the birth or adoption of a child
Fathers will, for the first time, be entitled to paid time off work on the birth of their child from this Thursday.
The introduction of paternity leave and paternity benefit on September 1 follows on from an announcement in last year’s budget.
Under the rules, employed and self-employed men are entitled to two weeks of paternity leave following the birth or adoption of a child. New fathers can avail of paternity leave within six...
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