Not all meat plants offer sick pay to workers, Covid-19 committee hears

There have been 1,100 positive cases of coronavirus in meat plants since the pandemic began in Ireland in March.

Concerns have been raised that some meat plant workers do not get sick pay (PA)

By Aine McMahon PA

The boss of Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has said not all meat processing plants offer sick pay to their workers despite the clusters of coronavirus cases found at such settings.