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# inou - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Michael Noonan is copping a lot of flak for saying some people are 'allergic to work' Jobphobia This post contains videos

Michael Noonan is copping a lot of flak for saying some people are 'allergic to work'

Brendan Howlin, for one, doesn’t agree.

# inou - Friday 21 February, 2014

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.

# inou - Thursday 10 October, 2013

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.

# inou - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

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.

# inou - Saturday 25 August, 2012

'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.

# inou - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

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.