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Bill Introduced To Dáil On Mandatory Sick Pay For Meat Factory Workers

A recent survey, by Migrants Rights Ireland, found 90 per cent of them aren't entitled to it. 

A bill will be introduced in the Dáil today aimed at providing mandatory sick pay for meat factory workers. 

A recent survey, by Migrants Rights Ireland, found 90 per cent of them aren't entitled to it. 

The sector's been badly hit by Covid-19, with 42 clusters and nearly 1,100 cases in the third wave alone.

People Before Profit is introducing the bill today - and TD Paul Murphy says the lack of sick pay is a serious issue:

Deputy Murphy says urgent action is needed to prevent more cases of the virus in these plants:

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