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Minister discusses plans to offer paid sick leave to all employees

Apr 20, 2022 09:04 By Shannonside News
Minister discusses plans to offer paid sick leave to all employees Minister discusses plans to offer paid sick leave to all employees
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It's hoped employees in the Shannonside region will be able to apply for paid sick leave by the autumn.

Under government plans working their way through the Oireachtas all workers will be entitled to sick pay

Three days would be offered initially, before increasing to 10 by 2026.

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As it stands, the Sick Leave Bill would require employees to be paid at least 70 percent of their normal wage, up to a maximum of 110 euro per day.

Damien English is the Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail

Speaking to Shannonside FM he hopes that the scheme will be available in the coming months:

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