Statutory Sick Pay Overview

The Sick Leave Act 2022 has been signed into law, however the provisions of the Act have yet to come into force. Employees Sick Pay entitlement will start once the legislation is enacted. The Tánaiste announced on 14 September that the Act which introduces statutory sick pay will commence on 1 January 2023. The Statutory Sick Pay Scheme will be rolled out as part of a four-year plan, with employees having an entitlement to 10 days paid sick leave by year four