Insight: Be clear about your staff’s annual leave entitlements

Employers have the discretion to decide when their employees take their time off

22nd November, 2020
Insight: Be clear about your staff’s annual leave entitlements
Managing holidays during Covid-19 has been difficult, so some employers may allow employees to carry their unused annual leave into the next year

Unused annual leave is a hot topic for many employers across Ireland at the moment, and that‘s because managing it during Covid-19 hasn’t been easy. Now, as Christmas closes in, employers may be wondering how best to treat employees who have unused entitlements.

If you are an employer and have had to lay staff off temporarily, you should know that those employees don’t accrue annual leave while they’re not working. An...

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