Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has promised to change the wage subsidy scheme rules “as soon as possible” so that women returning from maternity leave do not lose their jobs.
Under the current rules of the Temporary Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme, workers can only get their wages subsidised if they were on their employers’ payroll in January or February of this year.
But this has excluded women who were on maternity leave from their...
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