Employment Law Update: Directive (EU) 2019/1158 on work-life balance for parents and carers

The Directive was published on the 12.07.2019 and comes into force on the 01.08.2019. The directive has to be implemented into national law by the 2.08.2022 at the latest.

The Directive “lays down minimum requirements designed to achieve equality between men and women with regard to labour market opportunities and treatment at work, by facilitating the reconciliation of work and family life for workers who are parents, or carers”.

Cyprus Employment Law Update: Employees who fall ill whilst on annual leave must be allowed to take leave at a later date

A recent ruling in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has clarified that, irrespective of whether the sickness commenced before or during the period of scheduled annual leave, an employee whose illness coincides with their annual leave is entitled to rearrange their annual leave to a later date. In Asociación Nacional de…