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txt: Can a company declare bank holidays as normal working days? Ger

Hi Ger,

A Company cannot declare bank holidays as a normal working day. It can ask staff to work on bank holidays but not for a normal days wages.  Depending on your industry Sunday working is usually time and a half and bank holidays is double time.  To get the exact rates you should check the NERA (National Employment Rights Authority) website www.employmentrights.ie

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