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#Unemployment Benefit

# unemployment-benefit - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Ireland’s Digital Champion: Our unemployment figures are a scourge
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Ireland’s Digital Champion: Our unemployment figures are a scourge

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 9,682 Views 22 Comments

Lord Puttnam said he would like to work more closely with Richard Bruton as he sees a lot of crossover with his job and the minister’s department.

# unemployment-benefit - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Column: The exploitation of young people has been cemented by this government
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The exploitation of young people has been cemented by this government

Oct 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 123 Views 166 Comments

The cut in jobseeker’s allowance for those under 26 won’t nudge young people into “valuable training” in JobBridge or other schemes, it will push them into poverty and emigration, write Andrew Byrne and Dan Hayden.

# unemployment-benefit - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Column: Cutting unemployment benefit to the under-26s is unjust and unacceptable
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cutting unemployment benefit to the under-26s is unjust and unacceptable

Oct 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 42 Views 122 Comments

The plan is a further step towards the political disillusionment of young people, a drastic slash in living standards, and an even more polarised society, write Dan O’Neill and Fiona Dunkin.

# unemployment-benefit - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Half the population benefitted from weekly social welfare payments in 2012
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Half the population benefitted from weekly social welfare payments in 2012

Jun 6th 2013, 1:33 PM 8,691 Views 65 Comments

The department answered 8.4 million calls, allocated 154,000 PPS numbers and processed two million applications.

# unemployment-benefit - Friday 8 March, 2013

€669 million saved through social welfare control measures in 2012
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

€669 million saved through social welfare control measures in 2012

Mar 8th 2013, 6:10 PM 10,489 Views 76 Comments

Jobseeker’s benefit was the only payment that had a lower rate of suspected fraud than departmental error.

# unemployment-benefit - Monday 19 November, 2012

Burton: Unemployed who work over Christmas "should not have any concerns"
# Christmas
# Christmas

Burton: Unemployed who work over Christmas "should not have any concerns"

Nov 19th 2012, 12:27 PM 10,383 Views 26 Comments

Those who are unemployed are able to work or attend a training course for up to eight weeks without it impacting on their various allowances.

# unemployment-benefit - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Live register down by 2,000 in August, but unemployment stays at 14.7pc
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Live register down by 2,000 in August, but unemployment stays at 14.7pc

Sep 5th 2012, 11:01 AM 3,487 Views 45 Comments

Ireland’s unemployment rate remains unchanged, while the number of under-25s on the register is down yet again.

# unemployment-benefit - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Leaked Brussels report seeks Dole cuts to long-term unemployed
# Bailout
# Bailout

Leaked Brussels report seeks Dole cuts to long-term unemployed

Aug 29th 2012, 2:22 PM 13,463 Views 177 Comments

The European Commission says it’s disappointed that a draft document – raising the heat on Dublin – has been leaked.

# unemployment-benefit - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Child benefit, medical cards and dole payments: IMF's hitlist for next Budget
# IMF
# IMF

Child benefit, medical cards and dole payments: IMF's hitlist for next Budget

Jul 18th 2012, 5:12 PM 14,870 Views 191 Comments

An IMF review says “expensive universal supports” like child benefit may need to be reformed to be better targeted.

# unemployment-benefit - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

How to boost job prospects for the unemployed? The ESRI thinks it has the answers
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

How to boost job prospects for the unemployed? The ESRI thinks it has the answers

Nov 9th 2011, 9:32 AM 1,543 Views 29 Comments

New research suggests training in how to conduct job searches and schemes which subsidise employers to take on workers are most likely to be successful.

# unemployment-benefit - Monday 18 July, 2011