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Should people in Ireland be entitled to sick pay?

Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has launched a public consultation on the Government’s plans for new law...

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14.57 16 Nov 2020


Should people in Ireland be entitled to sick pay?


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14.57 16 Nov 2020


Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has launched a public consultation on the Government’s plans for new laws to give employees the legal right to sick pay. There is currently no legal obligation on employers here to pay workers during periods of illness, making Ireland one of just five European Union members without such a scheme in place. Do you think that’s right? Do you think we here in Ireland should be entitled to sick pay? Andrea hears from listeners 

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