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''To literally keep the wheels of the economy turning when others couldn't get to work''

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that a one off bonus to recognise the efforts put in by frontline ...

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16.57 23 Sep 2021


''To literally keep the wheels of the economy turning when others couldn't get to work''


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16.57 23 Sep 2021


Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that a one off bonus to recognise the efforts put in by frontline workers during the pandemic will be announced “shortly”.

And just today in the Dáil, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said the Government is engaging with unions over the issue of a pandemic bonus.

Dermot O’Leary, general secretary for the NBRU and John Barry of Management Support Services Limited, joined Kieran on the show...

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