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#Poverty Trap

# poverty-trap - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Welfare traps preventing people from moving into employment

A report has recommended that the department review eligibility criteria for some payments to “recognise the reality of the labour market”.

# poverty-trap - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Many would be better off on the dole rather than working, says ESRI

15 per cent of people without children and 44 per cent of people with children would be better off not working given the high costs involved.

# poverty-trap - Thursday 28 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The HSE offers its sympathy to the family of a woman who died shortly after giving birth to a healthy daughter; tornadoes and storms ravage the US; the super-injunction celebrities named.