The Small Firms Association has joined the employers group IBEC in warning the Oireachtas today that a proposal to pass on sick pay costs to business will cost jobs.
A survey of SFA members showed 69 per cent believed the move would affect their future recruitment while 61 per cent said it could cost jobs.
Small Firms Association director Patricia Callan said any measures that added directly to the cost of employment would result in job losses...
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