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#jobpath

# jobpath - Friday 29 November, 2019

Concerns that thousands spent on Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a fourth time
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Concerns that thousands spent on Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a fourth time

Nov 29th 2019, 12:55 PM 23,012 Views 84 Comments

The two private companies operating JobPath have been paid €207m.

# jobpath - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

JobPath scheme extended by one year to help with 'labour uncertainty' from Brexit
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

JobPath scheme extended by one year to help with 'labour uncertainty' from Brexit

Sep 25th 2019, 2:35 PM 24,520 Views 44 Comments

Controversy has overshadowed the scheme over the years due to complaints from users of the service.

# jobpath - Friday 21 June, 2019

Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath
# Employment
# Employment

Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath

Jun 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 26,385 Views 46 Comments

Over 226,851 people have engaged with the government’s JobPath service in the last four years.

# jobpath - Saturday 6 April, 2019

TDs say there are cheaper ways than JobPath to get people back to work
# Unemployed
# Unemployed

TDs say there are cheaper ways than JobPath to get people back to work

Apr 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,201 Views 38 Comments

A new policy document on JobPath has been launched by Sinn Féin.

# jobpath - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'Ridiculous situation': Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a third time
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

'Ridiculous situation': Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a third time

Mar 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 63,321 Views 68 Comments

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme.

# jobpath - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year

Feb 20th 2019, 6:01 AM 23,281 Views 37 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says the government has a legally binding contract with the operators that it must honour.

# jobpath - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Pressure from the Troika made government set up JobPath scheme, says Labour
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Pressure from the Troika made government set up JobPath scheme, says Labour

Feb 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 19,609 Views 61 Comments

This week, opposition parties united to vote in favour of a motion calling for referrals to the scheme to end.

# jobpath - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Dail votes to end referrals to JobPath scheme as opposition parties unite to defeat government
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Dail votes to end referrals to JobPath scheme as opposition parties unite to defeat government

Feb 7th 2019, 5:58 PM 38,656 Views 66 Comments

The government was defeated by 81 votes to 42.

# jobpath - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'Explosion in social welfare sanctions': SF and FF team up to slam government's JobPath scheme
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

'Explosion in social welfare sanctions': SF and FF team up to slam government's JobPath scheme

Feb 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 70,564 Views 103 Comments

Sinn Féin’s motion calls on the government to end the referral of jobseekers to JobPath.

# jobpath - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity

Jan 17th 2019, 12:15 PM 38,830 Views 29 Comments

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme

# jobpath - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Taoiseach: 'JobPath may not be needed in the future'
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Taoiseach: 'JobPath may not be needed in the future'

Dec 16th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,468 Views 50 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the repeat fees being paid to the companies operating the Jobpath programme.

# jobpath - Friday 30 November, 2018

Private companies getting €3,718 for every jobseeker that makes it through the State's Jobpath scheme
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Private companies getting €3,718 for every jobseeker that makes it through the State's Jobpath scheme

Nov 30th 2018, 12:24 AM 60,667 Views 99 Comments

How much the companies got paid per person has been shrouded in secrecy since the roll out of the programme.

# jobpath - Friday 28 September, 2018

Over 11,000 jobseekers forced to do exact same programme twice
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Over 11,000 jobseekers forced to do exact same programme twice

Updated Sep 28th 2018, 1:00 PM 67,675 Views 112 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the repeat fees being paid to the companies operating the Jobpath programme.

# jobpath - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister

Oct 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 20,207 Views 28 Comments

Catherine MurphyTD has raised serious concerns in the Dáil regarding the activation programme, JobPath.

# jobpath - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Concern about 'cherrypicking' unemployed as government privatises job scheme
# Outsourcing
# Outsourcing

Concern about 'cherrypicking' unemployed as government privatises job scheme

Jan 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,295 Views 19 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh said some of the companies who expressed an interest in this scheme have “dubious records” in England where they provide similar services.