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#Maternity Leave

# maternity-leave - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Paternity leave could be in place by September
# Newborns
# Newborns

Paternity leave could be in place by September

Jan 26th 2016, 7:39 PM 19,388 Views 34 Comments

Ireland is currently one of the few countries that does not offer paternity leave.

# maternity-leave - Sunday 15 November, 2015

'When my maternity leave was over I cried when I dropped my son at crèche for the first time'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'When my maternity leave was over I cried when I dropped my son at crèche for the first time'

Nov 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,607 Views 58 Comments

It’s ok to not feel ok when you return to work after maternity leave, writes Tracey Gunn.

# maternity-leave - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave

Aug 5th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,653 Views 14 Comments

Netflix said it made the move to hold onto its best talent.

# maternity-leave - Friday 19 June, 2015

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k
# Employment Rights
# Employment Rights

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k

Jun 19th 2015, 8:23 PM 42,306 Views 59 Comments

The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.

# maternity-leave - Monday 6 April, 2015

Poll: Should mothers and fathers be allowed share parental leave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should mothers and fathers be allowed share parental leave?

Apr 6th 2015, 9:47 AM 20,257 Views 101 Comments

New plans could see more mothers re-enter the workforce.

# maternity-leave - Thursday 5 March, 2015

The boss who distributes condoms to stop maternity leave
# Rubber Stamped
# Rubber Stamped

The boss who distributes condoms to stop maternity leave

Mar 5th 2015, 10:53 AM 21,218 Views 33 Comments

Linda Wayman, head of a major Australian radio company, said a third of her staff are either on maternity leave or covering maternity leave.

# maternity-leave - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave
# Dads
# Dads

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 20th 2015, 10:22 PM 46,931 Views 83 Comments

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

# maternity-leave - Monday 15 September, 2014

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave

Sep 15th 2014, 11:14 AM 24,776 Views 25 Comments

In a separate case, the HSE was found not to have discriminated against a young man with a number of health issues.

# maternity-leave - Monday 18 August, 2014

School did not discriminate against mother who had baby through surrogacy
# Paid Leave
# Paid Leave

School did not discriminate against mother who had baby through surrogacy

Aug 18th 2014, 10:44 AM 18,698 Views 43 Comments

The school refused to pay maternity or adoptive leave to the woman.

# maternity-leave - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Women who use a surrogate mother have no right to maternity leave, EU rules
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Women who use a surrogate mother have no right to maternity leave, EU rules

Mar 18th 2014, 5:21 PM 15,998 Views 27 Comments

However, individual states can introduce more accommodating rules themselves.

# maternity-leave - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here's how Fianna Fáil proposes to reform childcare and education
# Childcare
# Childcare

Here's how Fianna Fáil proposes to reform childcare and education

Sep 3rd 2013, 3:25 PM 8,106 Views 48 Comments

It proposes 52 weeks of maternity leave and a cost benefit analysis of the cost of childcare.

# maternity-leave - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Fathers should be allowed to share in mother's maternity leave - Seanad
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Fathers should be allowed to share in mother's maternity leave - Seanad

Jul 10th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,672 Views 71 Comments

The proposed bill would allow fathers to take a share in the 26 weeks maternity leave granted to Irish mothers.

# maternity-leave - Friday 19 April, 2013

TDs to debate legislation giving maternity leave rights to TDs
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

TDs to debate legislation giving maternity leave rights to TDs

Apr 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,952 Views 69 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Ó Fearghaíl will introduce a bill which would formally give female TDs some time off if they fall pregnant.

# maternity-leave - Monday 26 November, 2012

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages

Nov 26th 2012, 6:59 PM 31,770 Views 13 Comments

The woman claimed the producers of the show discriminated against her after her pregnancy.

# maternity-leave - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too

Feb 28th 2012, 2:30 PM 139 Views 19 Comments

Journalist Philip O’Connor says the system of parental leave in Sweden, where he lives, benefits children, parents and the unemployed – and it is ideal for recessionary Ireland.

# maternity-leave - Monday 17 January, 2011

UK plans for parents to share maternity leave
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

UK plans for parents to share maternity leave

Jan 17th 2011, 12:17 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

Nick Clegg says the UK’s current system is ‘Edwardian’ – and introduces a new regime that lets fathers share the time off.

# maternity-leave - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

Buxom young woman comments were "completely inappropriate", says head of ISME
# Maternity
# Maternity

Buxom young woman comments were "completely inappropriate", says head of ISME

Oct 20th 2010, 4:48 PM 1,190 Views 0 Comments

Mark Fielding has apologised for his comments concerning the employment prospects of young women under new proposed maternity -leave laws.