Self-employed lobby for welfare access
on 03/10/2012 07:14:03
Currently, self-employed people who lose their jobs are not entitled to unemployment benefit.
The Self Employed Alliance Group from Dundalk will today tell TDs and Senators that company owners who have gone out of business should have the same unemployment benefits as their employees.
Chairperson of the Social Protection Committee, Labour's Joanna Tuffy, says the committee will look into addressing the apparent inequality in the social welfare system.