Coronavirus pandemic unemployment payment will be extended until April 2021 in IrelandChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 24, 2020
The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be extended until April of next year according to reports.
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The rate of payment will however be gradually reduced to €203 based on a person's pre-pandemic earnings.
From September 17 people will no longer be able to sign up for the payment.
The top payment rate will drop to €300 from the original €350.
This applies to to everyone who earned over €300 per week before lockdown hit.
People who were on between €200 and €300 before the virus arrived will go from €350 to a rate of €250 RTE News reports. ■