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Government Considering Plan For Extra Bank Holiday To Reward Frontline Staff Over Covid

A bank holiday and a 30c increase in the minimum wage are being considered as part of Budget measure...
JJ Clarke
JJ Clarke

6:18 PM - 24 Sep 2021



Government Considering Plan Fo...

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Government Considering Plan For Extra Bank Holiday To Reward Frontline Staff Over Covid

JJ Clarke
JJ Clarke

6:18 PM - 24 Sep 2021

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A bank holiday and a 30c increase in the minimum wage are being considered as part of Budget measures aimed at rewarding frontline workers.

This would mean that Ireland would have 10 annual bank holidays, while the minimum wage would rise to €10.50 an hour.

Government Considering Plan For Extra Bank Holiday To Reward Frontline Staff Over Covid

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Jeremy Dixon Co-host of the Opinions Matter Podcast and Laura Byrne Assistant News Editor, The Journal joined The Last Word to discuss the week's trending stories.

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