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Proposed Bill Would Give Paid Leave To Women Following A Miscarriage

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Bill proposed by Labour.

A proposed new bill would give paid leave days for workers going through IVF or early miscarriages.

Leave of up to 20 days for women experiencing early miscarriages and 10 days for those undergoing IVF would be allowed under the bill from the Labour party.
Women in the workplace who’ve experienced miscarriage and fertility treatments have suffered in silence, for "far too long", according to the Labour Party.

 The bill would also entitle women undergoing fertility treatment up to 10 paid days off work.

Labour Senator Marie Sherlock received IVF treatment and she says work flexibility is needed:

Labour is seeking to fast track the legislation.

Senator Marie Sherlock spoke with Ciara Noble on Friday's Kildare Focus:

Fianna Fáil Senator Catherine Ardagh says she strongly supports the bill:

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