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#Sick Leave

# sick-leave - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 20,794 Views 23 Comments

An employment law expert explains the current legal situation and the government’s options.

# sick-leave - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Government agree to sick pay reform, but Labour says six month delay will hinder fight against the pandemic
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Government agree to sick pay reform, but Labour says six month delay will hinder fight against the pandemic

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:53 PM 17,424 Views 22 Comments

Ireland is one of only five EU members that doesn’t recognise sick pay as a right.

# sick-leave - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave
# WRC
# WRC

Paramedic awarded €5k after being fired over allegedly threatening workmates for 'grassing him up' over sick leave

Dec 19th 2019, 5:59 PM 46,058 Views 0 Comments

In the case, the paramedic attended a football match the day after he went on sick leave.

# sick-leave - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Illness forces Sarri to miss his first two Serie A games with Juventus
# Sick Leave
From The42
# Sick Leave

Illness forces Sarri to miss his first two Serie A games with Juventus

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:05 PM 3,215 Views 4 Comments

The manager has been suffering from pneumonia, and will be absent for next week’s reunion with former club Napoli.

# sick-leave - Monday 3 December, 2018

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list
# Out Of Office
# Out Of Office

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 17,505 Views 34 Comments

The secretary general of the department said 3,000 staff members are over 55.

# sick-leave - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused
# Caught Offside
# Caught Offside

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

Apr 18th 2018, 4:12 PM 34,553 Views 0 Comments

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

# sick-leave - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

Oct 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 24,073 Views 36 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

# sick-leave - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison cleared to return to work
# Report For Duty
# Report For Duty

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison cleared to return to work

Nov 15th 2016, 6:01 AM 19,184 Views 38 Comments

Harrison has been on unpaid leave for a number of months after his illness benefit scheme expired.

# sick-leave - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Poll: Should public servants' sick leave be capped further?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should public servants' sick leave be capped further?

Jul 9th 2016, 9:45 AM 39,883 Views 200 Comments

Public sector workers’ average number of sick days each year is twice that of the private sector according to figures released by the government.

# sick-leave - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick
# Annual Leave
# Annual Leave

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick

Aug 1st 2015, 7:15 AM 24,455 Views 36 Comments

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

# sick-leave - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 52 Views 34 Comments

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

# sick-leave - Monday 2 February, 2015

Opinion: I never knew how easy it was to become homeless in Ireland until now
# Angry At The System
# Angry At The System

Opinion: I never knew how easy it was to become homeless in Ireland until now

Feb 2nd 2015, 8:00 AM 1,006 Views 86 Comments

I never thought, in my wildest dreams, that a mere three weeks could change my life so drastically.

# sick-leave - Friday 22 November, 2013

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox

Nov 22nd 2013, 1:16 PM 2,333 Views 0 Comments

Now you can get off work by telling your boss you have Zombie Flu. Possibly.

# sick-leave - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers

Jun 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,652 Views 68 Comments

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# sick-leave - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Man tackles shark on the beach... then gets the sack
# Don't Be A Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Be A Hero

Man tackles shark on the beach... then gets the sack

Mar 13th 2013, 10:19 AM 16,247 Views 34 Comments

He wasn’t really meant to be in Australia.

# sick-leave - Thursday 18 October, 2012

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave

Oct 18th 2012, 1:54 PM 9,734 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister will demand that hospitals take a tougher line with staff in order to target excessive absenteeism rates.

# sick-leave - Friday 28 September, 2012

Three HSE staff dismissed over "very poor attendance records"
# HSE
# HSE

Three HSE staff dismissed over "very poor attendance records"

Sep 28th 2012, 2:00 PM 15,732 Views 72 Comments

More than 100 staff have also had their sick leave scheme suspended in the last six months.

# sick-leave - Thursday 19 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 19th 2012, 8:00 PM 5,938 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Public service sick leave halved for most employees
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Public service sick leave halved for most employees

Jul 19th 2012, 1:25 PM 11,837 Views 106 Comments

The amount of paid sick leave is to be reduced from six months to three months.

# sick-leave - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,212 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

# sick-leave - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a doctor's note be needed for all sick days?

Jul 4th 2012, 11:34 AM 18,056 Views 96 Comments

Sick leave costs the Government and businesses millions every year. So should employees have to provide proof?

Explainer: How much sick leave can civil servants take?
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Explainer: How much sick leave can civil servants take?

Jul 4th 2012, 10:39 AM 22,495 Views 34 Comments

Here’s what the official regulations say…

€26million: The annual bill for sick leave in the civil service
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

€26million: The annual bill for sick leave in the civil service

Jul 4th 2012, 9:01 AM 4,903 Views 99 Comments

In one Government department, the average employee had a day off sick every three weeks.

# sick-leave - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Jun 6th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,847 Views 14 Comments

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

# sick-leave - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

ISME: Hot weather 'doesn't lead to rise in sick leave'

May 29th 2012, 9:47 AM 2,838 Views 12 Comments

However, its chief executive said employers are concerned about another summer event – Euro 2012.

# sick-leave - Saturday 10 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Mar 10th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,081 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Annual sick leave in public sector costs State over €551 million
# Sickies
# Sickies

Annual sick leave in public sector costs State over €551 million

Mar 10th 2012, 12:59 PM 5,700 Views 73 Comments

Certified and uncertified sick days taken by civil and public service workers cost about €551.2 million per year.

# sick-leave - Monday 20 February, 2012

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave
# Sick Pay
# Sick Pay

Burton puts forward plan to make employers pay for sick leave

Feb 20th 2012, 4:04 PM 3,490 Views 30 Comments

The proposals, which would see employers pay for the first four weeks of sick leave, are being discussed at a forum today.

# sick-leave - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows
# Stress
# Stress

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows

Sep 27th 2011, 7:15 AM 600 Views 4 Comments

People under 30 are also far more likely to call in sick to work than those over 55, according to the study.