Finance Minister speaks out on maternity leave anomaly for COVID wage subsidy scheme

The Finance Minister has said he'll present a solution to the anomaly that meant women on maternity leave couldn't be put on the COVID wage subsidy scheme.

Cabinet Ministers will consider the issue at a meeting tomorrow afternoon.

Women who were on maternity leave in January and February don't qualify for the scheme at present as they didn't have payslips to present in those months.

But Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says they're working on a solution:

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