# unemployment - Today’s News
# unemployment - Tuesday 26 May, 2015
Average pay packets took another hit at the start of the year.
# unemployment - Thursday 21 May, 2015
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
There are now 1.9 million people employed in Ireland and 212,000 who are unemployed.
# unemployment - Thursday 7 May, 2015
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Brendan Howlin, for one, doesn’t agree.
# unemployment - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.
# unemployment - Tuesday 7 April, 2015
Here I am, feeling like a second-class citizen in my own country, crying over a water meter. Do the politicians I voted for even care?
# unemployment - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
# unemployment - Saturday 28 March, 2015
# unemployment - Thursday 19 March, 2015
One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.
# unemployment - Monday 16 March, 2015
In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.
# unemployment - Saturday 7 March, 2015
Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?
# unemployment - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009
# unemployment - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.
The National Youth Council of Ireland thinks “significant reform” of the internship scheme is needed.
The Tánaiste answered questions about Labour’s low poll ratings today.
# unemployment - Saturday 21 February, 2015
Almost four years on from the launch of the internship scheme, we’ve been asking participants about their experiences…
# unemployment - Wednesday 11 February, 2015
A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.
# unemployment - Friday 6 February, 2015
A substantial minimum wage rise right now would be a very hollow victory if it meant that businesses couldn’t remain competitive and collapsed.
# unemployment - Thursday 5 February, 2015
A new ESRI study has looked at how many young people were unemployed in recent years – and it’s grim reading.
# unemployment - Tuesday 3 February, 2015
*According to the Central Bank’s latest update, that is.
# unemployment - Monday 2 February, 2015
Unpaid internships are largely the preserve of the well-off and reinforce disadvantage; JobBridge has levelled the playing field.
How about we start from scratch?
# unemployment - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.
# unemployment - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
But at least things are looking good for jobs and the economy.
# unemployment - Saturday 6 December, 2014
Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?
# unemployment - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.
The jobs will be in areas such as business, technical analysis, quality assurance, and application support
# unemployment - Thursday 27 November, 2014
Presented without comment.
# unemployment - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
That escalated REALLY quickly.
A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.
# unemployment - Friday 21 November, 2014
People are expecting extra cash after years of shrinking pay packets.
# unemployment - Sunday 16 November, 2014
More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.
# unemployment - Friday 7 November, 2014
Minister Kevin Humphreys is reminding those on Jobseekers payments that seasonal work of up to eight weeks can be taken.
# unemployment - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
The Christmas Bonus will be reintroduced this year – one of two increases in the area of social welfare announced in today’s Budget.
# unemployment - Monday 13 October, 2014
An organisation representing young people in Ireland is calling for the €188 rate to be restored for all young people who are taking part in education, training and works experience programmes.
# unemployment - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Four in ten people with spinal cord injuries live at or below the poverty line.
*Assuming ESRI’s latest predictions are right.
# unemployment - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The government has launched its latest Pathways to Work document today.
Business lobbyists IBEC have doubled their economic growth forecast for the year.
# unemployment - Monday 6 October, 2014