The Carer’s Leave Act, 2001 came into operation on July 2001. The
main purpose of the Act is to provide for a new entitlement for
employees to avail of up to 104 weeks temporary unpaid carer’s leave to
enable them to personally provide full-time care for persons who are in
need of such care (hereafter referred to as a “relevant person”).During an absence on Carer’s Leave, an employee shal...