Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Greens welcome increase in paid parental leave

Parents in Ireland can take up to seven weeks paid Parents Leave and Benefit, as part of new measures introduced by Green Party Minister Roderic O’Gorman. The measures will see the number of weeks that parents can take time off work, with financial support from the State, increase from five weeks to seven weeks. Local StillorganContinue reading “Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Greens welcome increase in paid parental leave”

Greens welcome maternity leave for Councillors

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Greens today welcome Cabinet approval to draft a general scheme which will allow for the provision of maternity leave to Councillors across the country. The scheme offers the choice to appoint an individual as a temporary substitute in the place a Councillor who takes a period of maternity-related absence or is absent dueContinue reading “Greens welcome maternity leave for Councillors”