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IALPA warns on bogus self-employment in aviation

Jun 20 2019, 09:00    FORSA

IALPA calls on Government to step up scrutiny of pilots in bogus self-employment The Irish Airline Pilots Association (IALPA), a branch of Fórsa trade union, has told an Oireachtas committee that the Irish Revenue Commissioners and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection need to approach their investigations into the status of Irish airlines’... The post IALPA warns on bogus self-employment in aviation appeared first on Forsa.


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