Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 - 51 minutes
A new welfare payment which will benefit up to 60,000 new parents who are employed or self-employed is set to come into effect from November. Under the scheme, new parents will each receive two weeks’ paid leave at a rate of €245 per week in addition to existing entitlements such as Maternity and Paternity Leave. Do you agree with an extra two weeks paid parental leave? Niall Boylan spoke about this on Tuesday evening.