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#Sick Leave

# sick-leave - This year 2022

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'

May 17th 2022, 5:58 PM 26,434 Views 29 Comments

Equality Minister Irene Montero said the law will recognise a health problem that has been largely swept under the carpet until now.

Poll: Does your job have paid sick leave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does your job have paid sick leave?

Mar 30th 2022, 9:09 AM 30,451 Views 22 Comments

Currently, there are discrepancies around Ireland in sick pay.

New sick pay scheme to guarantee all workers up to 10 days paid leave by 2026
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

New sick pay scheme to guarantee all workers up to 10 days paid leave by 2026

Mar 30th 2022, 8:02 AM 24,020 Views 22 Comments

Cabinet approved the Sick Leave Bill 2022 yesterday, which will legislate for a statutory sick pay scheme in Ireland for the first time.

# sick-leave - All time

Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 20,901 Views 23 Comments

An employment law expert explains the current legal situation and the government’s options.

Government agree to sick pay reform, but Labour says six month delay will hinder fight against the pandemic
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Government agree to sick pay reform, but Labour says six month delay will hinder fight against the pandemic

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:53 PM 17,512 Views 22 Comments

Ireland is one of only five EU members that doesn’t recognise sick pay as a right.

Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave
# WRC
# WRC

Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave

Dec 19th 2019, 5:59 PM 46,158 Views 0 Comments

In the case, the paramedic attended a football match the day after he went on sick leave.

Illness forces Sarri to miss his first two Serie A games with Juventus
# Sick Leave
From The42
# Sick Leave

Illness forces Sarri to miss his first two Serie A games with Juventus

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:05 PM 3,241 Views 4 Comments

The manager has been suffering from pneumonia, and will be absent for next week’s reunion with former club Napoli.

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list
# Out Of Office
# Out Of Office

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 17,526 Views 34 Comments

The secretary general of the department said 3,000 staff members are over 55.

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused
# Caught Offside
# Caught Offside

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

Apr 18th 2018, 4:12 PM 34,583 Views 0 Comments

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

Oct 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 24,120 Views 47 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison cleared to return to work
# Report For Duty
# Report For Duty

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison cleared to return to work

Nov 15th 2016, 6:01 AM 19,328 Views 39 Comments

Harrison has been on unpaid leave for a number of months after his illness benefit scheme expired.

Poll: Should public servants' sick leave be capped further?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should public servants' sick leave be capped further?

Jul 9th 2016, 9:45 AM 39,933 Views 200 Comments

Public sector workers’ average number of sick days each year is twice that of the private sector according to figures released by the government.

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick
# Annual Leave
# Annual Leave

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick

Aug 1st 2015, 7:15 AM 24,535 Views 36 Comments

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 70 Views 34 Comments

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

Opinion: I never knew how easy it was to become homeless in Ireland until now
# Angry At The System
# Angry At The System

Opinion: I never knew how easy it was to become homeless in Ireland until now

Feb 2nd 2015, 8:00 AM 1,055 Views 86 Comments

I never thought, in my wildest dreams, that a mere three weeks could change my life so drastically.

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox

Nov 22nd 2013, 1:16 PM 2,358 Views 0 Comments

Now you can get off work by telling your boss you have Zombie Flu. Possibly.

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers

Jun 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,735 Views 68 Comments

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

Man tackles shark on the beach... then gets the sack
# Don't Be A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Be A Hero

Man tackles shark on the beach... then gets the sack

Mar 13th 2013, 10:19 AM 16,269 Views 34 Comments

He wasn’t really meant to be in Australia.

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave

Oct 18th 2012, 1:54 PM 9,765 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister will demand that hospitals take a tougher line with staff in order to target excessive absenteeism rates.

Three HSE staff dismissed over "very poor attendance records"
# HSE
# HSE

Three HSE staff dismissed over "very poor attendance records"

Sep 28th 2012, 2:00 PM 15,827 Views 72 Comments

More than 100 staff have also had their sick leave scheme suspended in the last six months.

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 19th 2012, 8:00 PM 5,951 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Public service sick leave halved for most employees
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Public service sick leave halved for most employees

Jul 19th 2012, 1:25 PM 11,863 Views 106 Comments

The amount of paid sick leave is to be reduced from six months to three months.

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,227 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?

Jul 4th 2012, 11:34 AM 18,218 Views 95 Comments

Sick leave costs the Government and businesses millions every year. So should employees have to provide proof?

Explainer: How much sick leave can civil servants take?
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Explainer: How much sick leave can civil servants take?

Jul 4th 2012, 10:39 AM 23,725 Views 34 Comments

Here’s what the official regulations say…

€26million: The annual bill for sick leave in the civil service
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

€26million: The annual bill for sick leave in the civil service

Jul 4th 2012, 9:01 AM 4,931 Views 99 Comments

In one Government department, the average employee had a day off sick every three weeks.

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Jun 6th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,871 Views 14 Comments

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'

May 29th 2012, 9:47 AM 2,856 Views 12 Comments

However, its chief executive said employers are concerned about another summer event – Euro 2012.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 10th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,093 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Annual sick leave in public sector costs State over €551 million
# Sickies
# Sickies

Annual sick leave in public sector costs State over €551 million

Mar 10th 2012, 12:59 PM 5,731 Views 73 Comments

Certified and uncertified sick days taken by civil and public service workers cost about €551.2 million per year.

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave

Feb 20th 2012, 4:04 PM 3,516 Views 30 Comments

The proposals, which would see employers pay for the first four weeks of sick leave, are being discussed at a forum today.

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows
# Stress
# Stress

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows

Sep 27th 2011, 7:15 AM 615 Views 4 Comments

People under 30 are also far more likely to call in sick to work than those over 55, according to the study.