Some Work Life Balance or Family Friendly working arrangements are regulated under Irish legislation. In other words they are statutory entitlements. Some of these also attract a social welfare payment. Links to the relevant legislation are listed below.
Other arrangements are non-statutory, i.e. they are agreed between the employer and employees. These may be regulated by a workplace policy or collective agreement or policy, but are not legal entitlements.
- Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work)
- Organisation of Working Time Act
- Maternity Protection Act
Parental Leave Act
- Adoptive Leave Act
- Carer's Leave