Govt to reduce pandemic payments to part-time workers

The payment for full-time workers will be phased out over time.
Govt to reduce pandemic payments to part-time workers
The Pandemic Unemployment Payment scheme is due to be extended.

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment is to be cut by 42% for part-time workers.

The Irish Independent reports the €350 a week payment will be reduced to the Jobseeker's allowance rate of €203.

The payment for full-time workers will be phased out over time.

The emergency scheme is to due to end on Monday, but is set to be extended.

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