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Protective Leave for Pregnancy

Standard Maternity Leave A pregnant employee is currently entitled to 26 consecutive weeks of maternity leave. An employee who wishes to avail of her entitlement to maternity leave must notify her employer in writing as soon as reasonably practicable, but no later than 4 weeks before the beginning of the leave, of her intention to

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Advertising Positions

Employment Legislation affects advertising of positions in that you cannot indicate discrimination. Employees are protected from discrimination in employment, regardless of their age, gender, marital status, family status, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or membership of the travelling community (Employment Equality Acts, 1998 and 2004). Thus, you cannot say the position will suit ‘newly-qualified’ or

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