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Sinn Féin TD raises wage subsidy scheme concern

CLARE Sinn Féin TD, Violet-Anne Wynne, has raised with the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue, the issue of workers paid under the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme who have failed to receive their correct wage payment from employers, despite the set wage criteria existing as part of the scheme. “The Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme is operated by Revenue and enables employees, whose employers are affected by the pandemic, to receive significant supports directly from their employer. The scheme has operated from March 26. The Temporary Wage Subsidy replaces the previous Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme and provides for a significant increase in the €203 per employee payment that previously applied,” Deputy Wynne said. “Despite the generous terms to employers by the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme, I have been made aware that some employers are failing to pay employees their required wage based on the stated calculations  for employer participation in the scheme. Application for the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme is …

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