Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Ceisteanna (260)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

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]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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.