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Carer's Leave Act 2001

The Carer's Leave Act, 2001, came into operation in July 2001. The purpose of this Act is to provide for the temporary absence from employment of employees for the purpose of the provision of full-time care and attention to a person requiring it, while protecting the employee's employment rights.


Carer's Leave
For full details visit the Workplace Relations website where you can find ull details of Eligibility, Conditions of Carer's Leave, Notification Requirements, Application Procedure, Duration of Carer's Leave, Protection of Employment Rights etc.


Carer's Benefit
For full information about your entitlement to the Carer's Leave Benefit, please go to


Last Revision04-MAY-10