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# intreo - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Woman applying for PSC asked for partner's name, date of birth, and how long they'd been living together
# Tmi
# Tmi

Woman applying for PSC asked for partner's name, date of birth, and how long they'd been living together

Mar 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 109,694 Views 221 Comments

Such questions appear to go beyond the remit of what can be asked of a person registering for the controversial Public Services Card.

# intreo - Sunday 21 January, 2018

"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status
# PSC
# PSC

"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status

Jan 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 60,853 Views 108 Comments

“I just burst out crying,” the 50-year-old woman says. “I really think this is the highest form of discrimination.”

# intreo - Monday 6 November, 2017

'I've had to tell more people in the last few months than in my entire life' - Man denied Public Services Card because he's adopted
# Singled Out
# Singled Out

'I've had to tell more people in the last few months than in my entire life' - Man denied Public Services Card because he's adopted

Nov 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 88,992 Views 106 Comments

“This shambolic process is now making me feel like a second class citizen – I’m being treated unequally because I’m adopted.”

# intreo - Saturday 23 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 23rd 2016, 3:46 PM 26,991 Views 83 Comments

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

# intreo - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Under-25s who fail to accept some JobBridge internships could face dole cut
# Youth Guarantee
# Youth Guarantee

Under-25s who fail to accept some JobBridge internships could face dole cut

Jan 28th 2014, 2:46 PM 12,964 Views 143 Comments

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has said that her department reserves the right to impose sanctions on welfare payments.

# intreo - Monday 27 January, 2014

James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office
# Carnegie Library
# Carnegie Library

James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office

Jan 27th 2014, 3:00 PM 9,901 Views 23 Comments

Officials from the OPW and Social Protection Department are now to look for an alternative solution.

# intreo - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 29th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,293 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…

More than 40 Intreo Centres to be active by February 2014
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

More than 40 Intreo Centres to be active by February 2014

Dec 29th 2013, 1:43 PM 11,758 Views 29 Comments

Jobseekers can receive payments and supports at the new centres.

# intreo - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Column: The social welfare system is in a state of flux – and it's failing jobseekers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The social welfare system is in a state of flux – and it's failing jobseekers

Jun 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 68 Views 61 Comments

Many unemployed people struggle with accessing the correct information on what they are (or are not) entitled to – and the problem is compounded by misinformation and misdirection within the system, writes Brid O’Brien.