Monday July 13, 2020

Employment matters: Summer holidays mean statutory leave

14th June, 2015
Anne Lyne

Many working parents look to use statutory parental leave to take time off during the school summer holidays to mind their children, particularly when the kids are of national school going age.

Indeed, working parents often have little option but to seek this leave with the high cost of childcare in Ireland and the lack of any real affordable short-term childcare options.

For employers, the challenge with parental leave is addressing the work deficit while...

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