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Minister reminds affected workers in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avail of PUP and illness benefit
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Minister reminds affected workers in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avail of PUP and illness benefit

Aug 10th 2020, 2:10 PM 20,977 Views 22 Comments

Heather Humphreys emphasised the income supports available to people impacted by regional restrictions.

Recipients of Covid-19 illness benefit who were underpaid will get arrears this week
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Recipients of Covid-19 illness benefit who were underpaid will get arrears this week

Apr 8th 2020, 3:15 PM 23,157 Views 21 Comments

The department said the benefit was paid at the original rate “pending the system being built to apply the increased rate”.

Illness Benefit payments back to normal levels, says minister
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Illness Benefit payments back to normal levels, says minister

Nov 6th 2018, 6:34 PM 17,924 Views 34 Comments

People began to complain of delays in payments back in August.

'We haven't crowned ourselves in glory': Apology to 5,000 people still waiting on Illness Benefit
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'We haven't crowned ourselves in glory': Apology to 5,000 people still waiting on Illness Benefit

Nov 2nd 2018, 2:58 PM 21,497 Views 66 Comments

People began to complain of delays in Illness Benefit payments back in August.

'Unacceptable': Minister told Illness Benefit delays means some people have no money to buy food
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'Unacceptable': Minister told Illness Benefit delays means some people have no money to buy food

Oct 18th 2018, 3:06 PM 16,158 Views 24 Comments

Howlin said calls to the Social Protection helpline have been going unanswered.

'Disgraceful way to treat any human being': Families forced to dip into Christmas funds as delays in Illness Benefit continue
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'Disgraceful way to treat any human being': Families forced to dip into Christmas funds as delays in Illness Benefit continue

Oct 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 20,447 Views 32 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said discussions are ongoing in relation to the rollout of the new software systems causing the delays.

Efforts being made to resolve illness benefit payment delays, says minister
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Efforts being made to resolve illness benefit payment delays, says minister

Oct 17th 2018, 3:05 PM 15,370 Views 15 Comments

TDs said constituents have been in touch about the delay or cessation of customer payments since the new system kicked in.

GPs accuse Dept of 'using vulnerable patients as fodder' in row over illness benefit forms
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GPs accuse Dept of 'using vulnerable patients as fodder' in row over illness benefit forms

Aug 28th 2018, 6:14 PM 13,554 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Social Protection has accused GPs of delaying the payouts of illness benefits.

People are waiting weeks for illness benefits due to an issue between GPs and Department
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People are waiting weeks for illness benefits due to an issue between GPs and Department

Aug 28th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,066 Views 11 Comments

Many people have said that neither their GP or the Department informed them of the changeover in the forms required when claiming their benefit.

Over 141,000 social welfare applications rejected in 2013
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Over 141,000 social welfare applications rejected in 2013

Dec 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 11,400 Views 30 Comments

Figures from the Department of Social Protection revealed more than 23,000 appeals were lodged in the first ten months of this year.

Burton looks to play down tensions over sick pay reform
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Burton looks to play down tensions over sick pay reform

Jun 18th 2012, 9:19 AM 3,214 Views 25 Comments

The social protection minister says a dispute about reforms to sick pay is not about her or any other minister.

Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year
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Government paid out €1billion on sick days last year

Oct 8th 2011, 12:32 PM 446 Views 22 Comments

Irish workers claimed for 26 million days off in 2010, according to new figures.