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# Paid leave

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2022
# Paid leave
Several Irish universities commit to introducing domestic abuse leave policy for staff in 2022
Trinity College, UCC, UCD and DCU have all committed to introducing the policies in 2022,
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# bereavement allowance
New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage
The bereavement allowance gives employees three days’ leave when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth.
# parent's benefit
Over 15,000 new parents have availed of Parent's Benefit payment since introduction in 2019
Parent’s Benefit is a social welfare payment available for employed and self-employed people.
# Paid leave
Parents of children born during pandemic to get additional three weeks leave
There have been calls for maternity leave to be extended for those who recently had children.
# storm ophelia
After some confusion, hospitals told to pay doctors and nurses who didn't go to work on Monday
There was some confusion over what employees should do in the event of national red weather warnings.
# Paid leave
Mothers of premature babies to be given extended paid maternity leave
The additional period will be the number of weeks from the premature baby’s date of birth up to two weeks before the expected date of birth.
# Paid leave
School did not discriminate against mother who had baby through surrogacy
The school refused to pay maternity or adoptive leave to the woman.