This Working Life: New EU directive aims to bring parental leave into the modern age
Ireland has until August of this year to implement the EU Work-life Balance Directive
Linda Hynes is a partner at Lewis Silkin Ireland, the employment law firm
The EU Work-life Balance Directive aims to modernise existing EU frameworks to support a better work-life balance for parents and carers, to encourage more equal sharing of parental leave between men and women, and to improve the representation of women in the labour market.
Ireland has until August 2022 to implement the directive, and a bill is now being drafted by the ...