Reinstating the pandemic unemployment payment at its highest level for some, but not all workers is unfair.
That’s according to the Music and Entertainment Association which is one of a number of groups that’ll meet with the Tanaiste and Tourism Minister later to discuss supports.
The PUP’s to be reintroduced at 350 euro, but only for workers who lost their jobs overnight as a result of the latest restrictions.
Workers who’re already on the payment at 250 euro or 203 euro will NOT get an increase.
Spokesperson for Music and Entertainment Association of Ireland is Donegal musician, Matt McGranaghan, he outlines what he hopes to hear at today’s meeting: