July 13, 2021
Dolan calls on Economy Minister to introduce four-day week pilot programme

Sinn Féin MLA Jemma Dolan has called on the new Economy Minister to facilitate a pilot programme for employers to trial a four-day week. 

The call comes after a response by previous minister Paul Frew who refused to initiate such a scheme or an assessment on how this could enhance productivity.

The party’s spokesperson on workers’ rights said:

“There has been unprecedented interest and support for my call to introduce a pilot scheme that would facilitate a four-day week in work places.

“A four-day week pilot has been proven time and time again to actually increase productivity among workers and offer them a better work life balance.

“I will be asking the new Economy Minister Gordon Lyons to facilitate a pilot programme for employers to trial a four-day week.

“I will continue to raise this issue in the Assembly.” 

Follow us online

Latest Tweets

I was honoured to attend the opening of a new parkway in Lower Shankill.

This bright new space will be a key asset to the local community, providing families and young people with a place to play, socialise and enjoy. 1/3

Government and Regulator must get to grips with Ireland’s soaring network costs that put upward pressure on electricity bills from October 1st - Darren O’Rourke TD and Senator Lynn Boylan


@orourke_darren @LNBDublin

Archibald calls on Department of Health to continue Women’s Aid funding https://vote.sinnfein.ie/archibald-calls-on-department-of-health-to-continue-womens-aid-funding/ @CArchibald_SF

The longer Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are in government the worse the housing crisis gets – record child homelessness, record high rents, rising house prices and families under increasing pressure from rising mortgage interest rates. @EOBroin


Load More