GOVERNMENT APPROVES EXTENDED SUSPENSION OF SOME COVID-19 REDUNDANCY PROVISIONS

7 August 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

There were just four cases of Covid-19 in Co. Monaghan recorded in July and none since the start of August. The total since mid-March is 542 up to Sunday midnight. The national total is over 26,250 (see table). Meanwhile the Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys, T.D., has secured government approval to extend until September 17th the suspension of redundancy provisions relating to temporary lay-off and short-time work, which arose as a result of Covid-19.

The Minister also secured approval to extend the duration of the Covid-19 Enhanced Illness Benefit until March 31st 2021. REDUNDANCY PROVISIONS The suspension of redundancy provisions, which relate to redundancy entitlements following temporary periods…

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