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Workers Told They Can Reapply For PUP In New Year If Seasonal Work Undertaken

They claim workers are fearful they will lose their Christmas bonus or be unemployed again in the New Year.

Workers are being reassured they can reapply for the PUP in the New Year if they take up an offer of seasonal work.

Some restaurants and retailers have struggled to get staff for the Christmas season.

Business say some workers are reluctant to come off the pandemic unemployment payment as there's speculation restrictions will be increased again in January.



 

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