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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 15th 2021, 9:04 PM 8,183 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 22,442 Views 8 Comments

Thousands of hospitality workers are expected to return to work over the coming weeks.

Today is the last day people can sign up for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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Today is the last day people can sign up for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Jul 7th 2021, 7:42 AM 12,074 Views 13 Comments

All recipients of the payment have to confirm their continued eligibility by 20 July.

Over 220,000 people receive PUP as payment closes to new applicants tomorrow
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Over 220,000 people receive PUP as payment closes to new applicants tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 6:28 PM 16,556 Views 6 Comments

Under 25s are the age group with the largest number of PUP recipients.

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
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Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

Jun 21st 2021, 7:57 AM 18,574 Views 31 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year
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Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year

Jun 9th 2021, 12:09 PM 8,005 Views 5 Comments

This is the lowest number of people in receipt of the PUP since December.

Tánaiste expects number of PUP recipients to fall to a third of current level by end of the year
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Tánaiste expects number of PUP recipients to fall to a third of current level by end of the year

Jun 1st 2021, 11:13 PM 8,488 Views 14 Comments

The payment is due to be abolished next February.

Government plans to link unemployment payments to past working history and PRSI contributions
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Government plans to link unemployment payments to past working history and PRSI contributions

Jun 1st 2021, 5:22 PM 43,450 Views 45 Comments

With the phasing out of the PUP, government is keen to bring in pay-related unemployment payments.

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
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Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 30,777 Views 85 Comments
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan
  • The Covid wage subsidy scheme will be extended until the end of the year
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the pandemic caused "the most rapid and dramatic recession recorded outside of the world wars"
Government to begin reducing the Pandemic Unemployment Payment by €50 from September
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Government to begin reducing the Pandemic Unemployment Payment by €50 from September

May 31st 2021, 9:55 PM 29,825 Views 56 Comments

The PUP will be closed off to new applicants from July as the country begins to emerge from the Covid pandemic.

Government considering phasing out pandemic supports in the final quarter of the year
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Government considering phasing out pandemic supports in the final quarter of the year

May 26th 2021, 8:30 PM 20,931 Views 21 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there would be no dramatic changes. An announcement will be made on Tuesday.

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud
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Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud

May 13th 2021, 6:02 PM 60,183 Views 0 Comments

The man is alleged to have claimed €8,000 in fraudulent claims spread across the PUP and social welfare system.

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research
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Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research

May 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 14,031 Views 14 Comments

New research by the ESRI shows employment is 14% below pre-pandemic levels for people aged 15-34.

Number of PUP recipients falls below 400,000 for the first time this year
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Number of PUP recipients falls below 400,000 for the first time this year

May 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 10,297 Views 22 Comments

Over 12,000 people have closed their claim in the last week because they have returned to work.

Over 420,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week
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Over 420,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week

Apr 20th 2021, 7:18 PM 19,106 Views 9 Comments

Construction is the sector that saw the largest decrease in the number of people receiving the payment.

Over 437,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week
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Over 437,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week

Apr 6th 2021, 7:07 PM 17,491 Views 26 Comments

Construction is the sector that saw the largest decrease in the number of people receiving the payment.

Man arrested for allegedly making fraudulent PUP claims whilst living in Asia last year
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Man arrested for allegedly making fraudulent PUP claims whilst living in Asia last year

Mar 25th 2021, 10:49 AM 25,224 Views 0 Comments

It is understood the man allegedly claimed in the region of €6,000 last year.

Second man arrested in relation to Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud scheme
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Second man arrested in relation to Pandemic Unemployment Payment fraud scheme

Mar 9th 2021, 12:11 PM 31,548 Views 5 Comments

Personal data was collected through a phishing email and used to make applications for the pandemic unemployment payment.

Slight dip in number of people receiving Pandemic Unemployment Payment support
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Slight dip in number of people receiving Pandemic Unemployment Payment support

Mar 8th 2021, 7:32 PM 8,948 Views 11 Comments

This week’s PUP payments are valued at €139 million.

469,000 people will receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week
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469,000 people will receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week

Mar 1st 2021, 8:23 PM 14,717 Views 28 Comments

The total value of the payments is €140.34 million.

Low-income families faced losing up to 30% of earnings without lockdown supports, CSO says
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Low-income families faced losing up to 30% of earnings without lockdown supports, CSO says

Feb 23rd 2021, 1:37 PM 10,495 Views 17 Comments

A new CSO report says that supports such as the PUP prevented significant falls in household income.

New unemployment payment linked to past working history set to be introduced when PUP is phased out
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New unemployment payment linked to past working history set to be introduced when PUP is phased out

Feb 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 185,548 Views 71 Comments

Varadkar said the phasing out of the PUP provides an opportunity to reform the country’s social welfare system.

480,000 workers to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow
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480,000 workers to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow

Feb 1st 2021, 10:26 PM 20,713 Views 17 Comments

Over 10,000 people closed their PUP claims last week.

'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown
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'About 30%' of construction sites remaining open despite Level 5 shutdown

Jan 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 66,995 Views 35 Comments

Some of the biggest FDI sites in the country are open under government exemptions.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June

Jan 18th 2021, 1:37 PM 9,623 Views 11 Comments

A total of 459,921 people will receive the payment this week.

Revenue website buckles as thousands attempt to check Covid tax bills
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Revenue website buckles as thousands attempt to check Covid tax bills

Jan 15th 2021, 10:15 PM 47,253 Views 49 Comments

Preliminary statements of tax liability were released today.

Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000
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Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 7:57 PM 57,467 Views 20 Comments

Almost 400,000 people will receive the PUP tomorrow, an increase of 18.7% on last week.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates to remain in place until 31 March
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates to remain in place until 31 March

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:47 PM 40,729 Views 26 Comments

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme rates will also remain in place.

PUP claimants reach 335,600 people as ministers promise payments won't change during Level 5
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PUP claimants reach 335,600 people as ministers promise payments won't change during Level 5

Updated Jan 5th 2021, 3:38 PM 51,623 Views 57 Comments

The scheme has cost the State over €5 billion since last March.

New arrangements for people to claim Pandemic Unemployment Payment between now and new year
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New arrangements for people to claim Pandemic Unemployment Payment between now and new year

Dec 22nd 2020, 3:06 PM 89,124 Views 10 Comments

Minister Heather Humphreys said applications would be processed “without delay”.

Number receiving Pandemic Unemployment Payment falls 28,500 in one week
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Number receiving Pandemic Unemployment Payment falls 28,500 in one week

Dec 21st 2020, 4:38 PM 11,048 Views 9 Comments

Claimants will receive a double payment tomorrow to cover both this week and next week.

40,000 people close PUP claims and return to work as €90 million paid out this week
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40,000 people close PUP claims and return to work as €90 million paid out this week

Dec 14th 2020, 6:01 PM 14,543 Views 8 Comments

There are just over 300,000 people in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment.

Self-employed people allowed earn €960 over two months without losing their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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Self-employed people allowed earn €960 over two months without losing their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Dec 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 71,495 Views 19 Comments

The move aims to help those who want to take up occasional intermittent work without losing their payment,

Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims
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Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims

Dec 8th 2020, 3:43 PM 13,942 Views 0 Comments

Personal data was collected through a phishing email and used to make applications for the pandemic unemployment payment.

The largest cohort on the PUP right now? Workers in accommodation and food services
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The largest cohort on the PUP right now? Workers in accommodation and food services

Dec 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 36,291 Views 7 Comments

Over 102,321 people in the sector are on the payment.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today

Dec 1st 2020, 12:43 PM 25,401 Views 22 Comments

Some cases progressed more slowly due to their complexity and due to inadequate or inaccurate information provided.

Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December
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Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December

Nov 26th 2020, 8:14 PM 34,004 Views 43 Comments

The bonus will be paid in the week beginning 7 December.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment to remain open to new applications until 31 March 2021
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment to remain open to new applications until 31 March 2021

Nov 24th 2020, 2:12 PM 19,201 Views 14 Comments

Following a decision in September, the PUP was due to close to new applications on 31 December.

More than 350,000 people still in receipt of Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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More than 350,000 people still in receipt of Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:30 PM 18,286 Views 26 Comments

Over €4.3 billion has been issued in total since the PUP was introduced earlier this year.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees

Nov 16th 2020, 3:40 PM 112,280 Views 53 Comments

The Committee voted in favour of the Finance Bill clause this afternoon.

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