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# essential workers

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State will pay €100,000 to families of healthcare workers who died of Covid
In the Covid era, 'solidarity means standing shoulder to shoulder with poorer nations', says President Higgins
Calls for doctors, nurses and trainee paramedics to be allowed continue with their driving lessons
MEPs ask Taoiseach to allow Covid testing as replacement for quarantine on return to Ireland
Some essential workers are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19, says ESRI
Covid-19 has made low-paid jobs 'worse for workers but more valuable to society'
SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase
The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
Businesses told to check 'essential workers' list again as some may have closed in error
'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops
'They won't be able to cut the grass in a few weeks': Calls for landscapers to be made essential workers