Sunday February 16, 2020

Fine Gael promises grants to facilitate remote working

Humphreys says party will encourage flexibility to allow workers to ‘do the same job in Ballybay as you can in Ballsbridge’

16th January, 2020
Heather Humphreys and Paschal Donohoe: the Business Minister said Fianna Fáil’s policy of remote working was to “get colleagues to push buttons for them in the Dáil”. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Fine Gael is promising more grants for multinationals that allow staff to work from home as part of the party’s efforts to boost employment and reduce commuting.

Heather Humphreys, the Minister for Business, said remote working meant workers could “do the same job in Ballybay as you can in Ballsbridge”, while Fianna Fáil’s policy of remote working was to “get colleagues to push buttons for them in the Dáil”....

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