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Workers who are requested to stay at home by their employer (COVID-19)

Published: 10 March 2020
From: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

All workers who cannot go to their place of work are eligible for the Pandemic Payment if they cannot work from home.

If you are still getting paid by your employer - your employer can claim up to 70 percent of your wage (up to a maximum of €410 per week) back through the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme.