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# jobphobia
Michael Noonan is copping a lot of flak for saying some people are 'allergic to work'
Brendan Howlin, for one, doesn’t agree.
# Back to Work
Dole cut for long-term unemployed who refuse to work in local authorities
The INOU said participants need to be matched appropriately to suitable positions.
# Back to Work
Over 1,200 employers and 2,400 jobseekers register for JobsPlus scheme
The new initiative that rewards employers for taking on the long term unemployed was launched during the summer.
# Dole
Jobseekers have benefits cut for not accepting work or training offers
The Department of Social Protection recently introduced a measure to allow payments to be reduced by up to €44 a week for those refusing to take up job interviews, training, or employment offers.
# Social Welfare
'Investment needed' in frontline social welfare staff
Unemployed people’s representative body claims misinformation is being provided by some social welfare offices – while some unemployed jobseekers tell their stories of dealing with the under-pressure social system.
# Budget 2012
Changes to part-time jobseeker's payment will not benefit unemployed - INOU
The unemployed will not benefit from the changes to the way jobseeker’s payments are paid, the Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed has said.