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Additional Unemployment Benefit - UPDATED 30.03.2020

Covid-19 Financial Measures

Additional Unemployment Benefit - UPDATED 30.03.2020
managed by Department of Social Security

Employees who had their full-time employment terminated as of 9th March 2020, including those who were self-employed, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will be eligible for the Contributory Unemployment Benefit and will receive a direct payment of €166.15 if work was in full-time before you became unemployed or €103.85 per week if work was part-time before becoming unemployed.


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