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#Pandemic Unemployment Payment

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

More than four years’ worth of welfare claims processed in a few weeks, Oireachtas committee hears

Department of Social Protection staff processed more than 1.2 million claims in a few weeks.

Covid-19 poses 'unprecedented' test of Irish economy, warns Central Bank Governor

The Central Bank has warned that the longer the pandemic lasts, the greater the risk to the Irish economy.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Friday 12 June, 2020

Westmeath teenager pleads guilty to using garda PPS number to obtain Covid-19 payments

The 19-year-old appeared before Mullingar District Court today.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Q&A: How the extended pandemic payment schemes will work

The schemes will last throughout the summer into August. Here’s what it all means.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Paschal Donohoe: 'Wage subsidy scheme will not disappear overnight'

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment and the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme will be extended beyond the original June end date.

Dramatic slide in government finances: €6 billion deficit in May compared to €63m last year

The Covid-19 crisis has placed a heavy demand on the country’s finances.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment drops again with 64,000 now back to work

€190.2 million worth of payments were issued to 543,200 people today.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Nobody on the pandemic payment is 'living it up', says Finance Minister

The CEO of Supermac’s said the pandemic payment was like ‘winning the lotto’ for part-time workers.

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

People warned not to fall for unemployment payment text scam

The text states that the recipient is due to receive a payment, and asks them to click on a link.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Monday 18 May, 2020

Slight fall in number of Covid-19 unemployment payments for second week in a row

Workers who previously received the payment are advised to close their claim on the day they return to work.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Covid-19: Employment law expert warns of deluge of back-to-work disputes after shutdown

Solicitor Richard Grogan says that workers and employers will have to be flexible.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Paschal Donohoe says wage subsidy and pandemic payment will continue 'in some form'

The Finance Minister said however that the level of support may change.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Tourism, food and construction worst-hit by Covid-19 job losses

Social protection minister Regina Doherty said she would hope construction workers would be returning to work soon.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Covid-19 welfare schemes could cost Ireland €5 billion every three months

The figure is according to a new report from the ESRI.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Thousands to receive €350 Covid Unemployment Payment today

The payment has led to almost 390,000 applications to the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

# pandemic-unemployment-payment - Monday 16 March, 2020

Pandemic unemployment payment set up to help people out of work due to coronavirus closures

People are being urged to apply online or via the post and not to attend an Intreo office.