Statutory Maternity Pay

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 10 January 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered:

Rolanda: Okay, just moving on from redundancy, we had a question come in during the week. I think it would be a nice quick one,

"We have an employee who works in Northern Ireland but lives in the Republic of Ireland. Are we okay to assume they are entitled to statutory and maternity pay, if they qualify, based on service, etc.? And are we okay to accept a maternity confirmation from a Republic-filing GP rather than an NI, so not an MAT B1, but something else?"

Seamus: This happens regularly enough, particularly around sort of border regions and things like that as well. I know that there's a lot of people that will travel in, and they live, say, maybe in ROI, but they're working here. The

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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