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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# jobpath - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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.