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Updates to State Pension Age and Domestic Violence Leave Announced
New pension measures were approved by Cabinet yesterday and has been announced that the State Pension Age will remain at 66. A proposal is before Cabinet to introduce a new right to five days per year of paid leave for victims of domestic violence.
Government Set To Receive Minimum Wage Increase Recommendation
As inflation rates reached a 40-year high of 9.1%, An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar confirmed he is to bring a recommendation from the Low Pay Commission to increase the minimum wage, to Cabinet next month.
Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022 signed into law
In July, the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022 was enacted, which transposes the EU Directive on protection of persons who report breaches of Union law as well as an overhaul of the statutory framework for the protection of whistleblowers.
New Bill To Enhance And Reform Personal Injuries Assessment Board
The Government has published a new Bill that aims to reduce the time and expense associated with personal injuries litigation.
Calculating the Gender Pay Gap Metrics - Additional Guidance Published

Since the publication of the Gender Pay gap Regulations, there has been some confusion about how to approach the calculation of the Gender Pay Gap metrics.

New Bill Set To Modernise Employment Permits

It has been announced that the Government will publish a new bill - the Employment Permits Bill - that will modernise the Employment Permit process.