EU proposes four months’ paid parental leave

Parental leave

We’ll be watching any developments on this with great interest in the Rightfit offices…

Irish workers could gain the right to four months of paid parental leave for the first time under a proposal from Brussels that aims to encourage fathers to take on more parenting responsibilities. The Sunday Times reports that Ireland is one of only six EU countries where employers are not obliged to pay workers if they take parental leave. The draft work-life balance directive has angered employers, however.

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