Monday, January 30, 2023

Carers’ Allowance claimants must reduce working hours again

The number of hours unpaid UK carers will be able to work receiving the National Living Wage while also claiming Carer’s Allowance will decrease by more than half an hour in April

HSE brings in contractor to speed up promised and ‘much-needed’ Covid...

After months of confusion non-HSE care workers are still no closer to gaining clarity over if and when they will get the promised €1,000 Covid bonus.

Ireland outlines plans for living wage for all employees

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar has outlined his proposal to introduce a living wage for all employees, starting from next year.

OPINION: HCCI calls for a fair deal for carers

Joseph Musgrave, CEO, Home and Community Care Ireland, calls for improved conditions for the home care workforce.

‘Confusion and unwarranted delay’: NHI asks again for clarity over pandemic...

The government said back in January that care workers were to be included in plans for the €1,000 pandemic bonus

Will non-HSE carers receive pandemic bonus?

Industry organisations are calling on the government to provide more information on whether all Irish care workers are eligible for a pandemic bonus payment

Optimum Care celebrates commitment to Real Living Wage

Optimum Care, a social care provider based in Northern Ireland, has been accredited as a Real Living Wage Employer.

NHI asks when non HSE health workers will receive COVID bonus

Nursing Homes Ireland CEO Tadhg Daly has called for clarification on when non HSE health workers will receive a pandemic bonus.

Care workers being forced to ‘eat or heat’, says union

Care workers in Northern Ireland are being forced to choose to ‘eat of heat’ due to the cost of living crisis, a union has warned.

NHI welcomes nursing home worker bonus

Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI) has welcomed the Government’s announcement that COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers will receive a €1,000, tax-free payment.

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