The Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) is to be slashed by 42% for part-time workers.
The Irish Independent reports that the €350-per-week payment will be cut to €203 in line with the jobseeker's allowance paid to the unemployed.
The payment for full-time workers will be phased out over time.
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