Carer’s Leave enables an employee to personally provide full time care and attention for one person for a minimum statutory period of 13 weeks up to a maximum of 104 weeks.
Any employee with at least 12 months’ continuous service is entitled to Carer’s Leave if they propose to provide care for a person deemed to be in need of full-time care and attention by the Department of Social Protection.
For further information download the Guide to Carer's Leave Act, 2001.
For further information follow the link to Carers Leave Act, 2001.
Complaints in relation to Carers Leave can be made to Workplace Relations by completing the Single Complaint Form.