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Group wants end to €30k minimum salary rule for asylum seekers

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
17th June, 2018

The Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MASI) has called for asylum seekers to be allowed to work in Ireland without restrictions or discrimination.

Speakers at the launch of its right to work campaign last week described the interim right-to-work scheme introduced by the government in response to a recent Supreme Court decision as restrictive, unworkable and unfair.

According to the scheme, asylum seekers must secure a job that pays a starting salary of at...

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