New regulations for seasonal workers

Seasonal and casual workers can earn €7,500 a year without it impacting on jobseeker’s Benefit

Leitrim Observer Reporter


Leitrim Observer Reporter

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New regulations have been announced which will improve seasonal workers’ employment rights and earnings.

The new regulations, which come into effect on New Year’s Day, will allow seasonal and casual workers to earn €7,500 a year without it impacting on their rights to Jobseeker’s Benefit at another time of the year.