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More ambitious measures needed to protect laid off workers

There’s an urgent need for much more ambitious measures to try to preserve workers jobs and uph...

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12.16 19 Mar 2020


More ambitious measures needed to protect laid off workers


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12.16 19 Mar 2020


There’s an urgent need for much more ambitious measures to try to preserve workers jobs and uphold their net incomes in the event of lay-offs.

Those were the words Patricia King, General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions wrote to An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as an estimated 140,000 people have already lost their jobs due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Patricia joins the show with more.


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