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Why is the Government looking to extend parental leave?

The Government is making proposals to provide new parents with three extra weeks of leave each. T...

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17.47 14 Jul 2020


Why is the Government looking to extend parental leave?


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17.47 14 Jul 2020


The Government is making proposals to provide new parents with three extra weeks of leave each.

This is in order to recognise the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on new parents.

So, if and when it comes to pass, what impact will it have on society and the workforce?

John Barry is a former member of the ISME National Council, and Managing Director of MSS - The HR People, and and Mary Connaughton is Director of CIPD Ireland; they joined Ivan on Tuesday's edition of the Hard Shoulder.


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