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Listen: Plan To Cut Covid 19 Payments For Part Time Workers Criticised In The Dáil.

: 06/04/2020 - 15:21

The plan to cut the COVID emergency payment for part time workers has been criticised in the Dáil.

Tomorrow the government will improve the extension of the COVID pandemic payment and the wage subsidy scheme.

There will be a cut to the rate for those who were working part time before losing their jobs.

The rate will stay at 350 euro a week for anyone who was working full time.

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has criticised the move:

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