Oireachtas Special Covid-19 Committee Meeting Today To Discuss Outbreak In Midlands Meat Plants

Representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Meat Industry Ireland, the HSA and trade unions are due to appear.

They will discuss the ongoing issues in the facilities following the clusters which have led to a local lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly.

Chair Michael McNamara expects sick pay to come up, and believes it will become an issue for schools in the future:

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