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# unemployment - Thursday 21 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# unemployment - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them

A union representing workers in Intreo offices said these employees need greater protection.

# unemployment - Saturday 26 March, 2016

‘We need to weed out bogus disability claims for the people that really need it’

Aaron McKenna writes that people who truly need the disability payment are suffering at those that are scamming.

# unemployment - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Life after an election: ‘The hurt, the hard work and signing on the dole’

Nicola Cassidy, a former Green Party press officer, chronicles what happens when it all goes pear shaped.

# unemployment - Sunday 14 February, 2016

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

# unemployment - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year

The number has dropped by almost 30% from its August 2011 peak.

# unemployment - Thursday 7 January, 2016

There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register

The number of people signing on in December was 34,496 fewer than in the same month in 2014.

# unemployment - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia

Janet and Eugene found being separated from their children and grandchildren unbearable.

# unemployment - Monday 23 November, 2015

Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week

The Tánaiste said it was deemed that the man was ‘not genuinely seeking work’.

# unemployment - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From Business ETC This is why Joan Burton is hailing a ‘landmark moment’ in Ireland’s recovery Wheels In Motion

This is why Joan Burton is hailing a ‘landmark moment’ in Ireland’s recovery

Just don’t mention the regional unemployment.

# unemployment - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

‘I got a lot of abuse on Twitter after Dole Life, but there’s so much more to my story’

Jake Gartland, who you may recognise as Shauna from RTE’s Dole Life, says you should never judge a book by its cover.

# unemployment - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Educated, broke and fed up: how Ireland’s unemployed are struggling to get by

Unemployment rates may be dropping, but significant barriers still exist for those seeking work in Ireland.

# unemployment - Monday 5 October, 2015

‘When you’re out of work, there’s a lack of purpose that pervades every day’

College graduates have weathered the recession far better than those without a degree, but unemployment rates are still high.

# unemployment - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Ireland’s social welfare policy treats us like a country of scroungers

‘Obligations to care for children or the lack of employment in rural areas may well have accounted for the vast proportion of the unemployment rate during the Celtic Tiger.’

# unemployment - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now

The unemployment rate has stopped falling.

# unemployment - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two

Employment is now increasing at a rate of over 1,000 jobs per week.

# unemployment - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC There is some bad news in the latest jobless figures Wrong Way

There is some bad news in the latest jobless figures

The unemployment rate for July went in the wrong direction for the first time since the start of 2014.

# unemployment - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From Business ETC These are the jobs with the brightest futures in Ireland right now Looking Ahead

These are the jobs with the brightest futures in Ireland right now

But there are also skills that can help you in almost any career.

# unemployment - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Why most workers aren’t going to start earning more any time soon

Ireland can look to the UK and US for signs of what’s to come.

# unemployment - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

These are the jobs that are winning and losing as the economy picks up

Average pay packets took another hit at the start of the year.

# unemployment - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

For the first time in seven years, Ireland’s unemployment rate is under 10%

There are now 1.9 million people employed in Ireland and 212,000 who are unemployed.

# unemployment - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From Business ETC Michael Noonan is copping a lot of flak for saying some people are ‘allergic to work’ Jobphobia This post contains videos

# unemployment - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year

The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.

# unemployment - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

‘I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country’

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

From Business ETC Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office Wunderbar

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office

The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

# unemployment - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Top Gear’s James May seems to be enjoying his new-found ‘unemployment’ Greensleeves

Top Gear’s James May seems to be enjoying his new-found ‘unemployment’

He’s been learning the descant recorder, you know.

# unemployment - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

# unemployment - Monday 16 March, 2015

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

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

How big is the average penis? That, and more, in the week in numbers

Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?

# unemployment - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# unemployment - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

The JobBridge €50 top-up won’t be increased, here’s why

The National Youth Council of Ireland thinks “significant reform” of the internship scheme is needed.

With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton…

The Tánaiste answered questions about Labour’s low poll ratings today.

# unemployment - Saturday 21 February, 2015

‘If it wasn’t for JobBridge, I’d still be on benefits’

Almost four years on from the launch of the internship scheme, we’ve been asking participants about their experiences…

# unemployment - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases

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

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work

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

The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people

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

This is what 2015 will look like for jobs and pay cheques*

*According to the Central Bank’s latest update, that is.

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