# unemployment - Today’s News
# unemployment - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
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.
* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.
# 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
# unemployment - Sunday 5 October, 2014
For Ireland’s recovery is to be truly successful, our growth must be sustainable – and felt throughout the entire country – writes Ian Talbot of Chambers Ireland.
# unemployment - Saturday 4 October, 2014
Plus: What’s the average age for people getting married now?
The energy and vibrancy of younger workers is what drives an economy on – but, quite apart from that, emigration is a poignant human tragedy.
# unemployment - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
Owner-operators should have their costs cut in the budget to create long-term jobs, ISME says.
The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.
# unemployment - Monday 29 September, 2014
Young graduate Oisin Gregorian is making a video diary of his experience of leaving Ireland for Spain.
A new charter for employers has been launched by the Tánaiste Joan Burton today.
# unemployment - Sunday 21 September, 2014
A short documentary shows how the people of Ballydehob are dealing with unemployment and emigration.
# unemployment - Friday 12 September, 2014
Tony Keohane says businesses need to do more to help long-term unemployed.
# unemployment - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
But things look a lot healthier when it comes to education…
# unemployment - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.
# unemployment - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.