The proposal by the Government to transfer the responsibility for paying sick pay to employers during the first four weeks of illness is anti-business and detrimental to the hotels sector, the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) said today.
The measure mooted by Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton would place a disproportionate and unjustifiable burden on small businesses throughout the economy, said IHF chief executive Tim Fenn.
“The proposal is anti-business and detrimental to SMEs, particularly...
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