Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Questions (260)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

260. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the target date for issuing information to private sector employers in respect of the changes under the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019. [25697/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The Deputy is advised that policy for Parental Leave is the responsibility of my colleague the Minister for Justice and Equality. My Department has responsibility for the associated benefit payment. As such the responsibility for engaging with employers for matters relating to parental leave is a matter for the Department of Justice and Equality.