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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Back to Work

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# jannui
9 signs of impending 'Janxiety' to watch out for
Everyone feels the same. Everyone. You’re not alone.
# working 9 to 5
18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year
There’s something for everyone.
# working 9 to 5
18 great podcasts to listen to on your commute this year
There’s something for everyone.
# Back to Work
Open thread: How are you coping with being back to work?
It’s back to reality for many today. You doing okay?
# Back to Work
Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working
Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.
# lone parents
Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil
McDonald accused Burton of being “anti-women”, who in turn said Sinn Féin has no serious policies.
# Back to Work
Paul Galvin texted Kerry players that he'll have 'no airs and graces' upon his return
Kerry attacker Stephen O’Brien on how they heard of Galvin’s comeback.
# not this time
The JobBridge €50 top-up won't be increased, here's why
The National Youth Council of Ireland thinks “significant reform” of the internship scheme is needed.
# good and bad reviews
'If it wasn't for JobBridge, I'd still be on benefits'
Almost four years on from the launch of the internship scheme, we’ve been asking participants about their experiences…
# Back to Work
Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge ... with some American inspiration
The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.
# Kerry
Cash boost for businesses who help young people get back to work
Joan Burton said businesses and jobseekers can avail of financial supports under two new initiatives.
# bullsh*t jobs
These bleak tube posters are exactly what you don't want to see going back to work
Well happy new year to you too.
# Monday Blues
Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?
Just a couple more hours and you’re home free…
# Back to Work
The 10 horrific stages of being 'back to work'
We’re all in this together.
# Back to Work
Fewer people are doing JobBridge internships than expected
Have you done one?
# Shinnernomics
Joan Burton: Vote Sinn Féin in and we might as well give the country back to the Troika
The Tánaiste has criticised Gerry Adams and his party this morning.
# Back to Work
Burton wants to phase out "shelters" that help millionaires avoid tax
The Labour Minister said that this must be accompanied by a “strong safety net” to protect people.
# Back to Work
Dole cut for long-term unemployed who refuse to work in local authorities
The INOU said participants need to be matched appropriately to suitable positions.
# Back to Work
McDowell finds plenty of positives after his father-son weekend at Pebble Beach
McDowell reflects on “dream come true” after playing the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with dad Kenny.
# monday monday
We just want to cheer you up this morning...
… so here are a few LOLs.
# Theresa Lowe
13 things that are giving you the worst Sunday night fear EVER
# Despair
The 9 stages of going back to work after Christmas
Work is hell.
# Open for Business
US employees ordered to return to work today as shut down ends
President Barack Obama signed the measure which will raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government late last night.
# Back to Work
Over 1,200 employers and 2,400 jobseekers register for JobsPlus scheme
The new initiative that rewards employers for taking on the long term unemployed was launched during the summer.
# Toilet Humour
Here's why builders in Ireland shouldn't ever slack off
He’s taking the piss, surely?
# Social Welfare
Welfare confirms late payments have been made
The Department of Social Protection says that the payments to 32,700 customers have been processed by electronic transfer.
# error
Social welfare payments delayed by one day, affecting 32,700 people
The Department of Social Protection has blamed a “once off processing issue” for the delay with some payments today. They will be paid tomorrow.
# Back to Work
Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike
Off on your holidays today? The good news is Aer Lingus and Ryanair are operating their full schedule today, but there could still be some delays.
Column: Social clauses should be in all state contracts to help people get back to work
The announcement that 400 of new Irish Water jobs are to be set aside for graduates, the unemployed and small businesses is welcome – but we should be doing this for all our large scale projects by including social inclusion clauses, writes John Lyons.
# Work Can Wait
Is it your first Monday back? We're here to help
Here are 9 things to help cheer you up this morning…
# Back to Work
Hillary Clinton returns to work, to meet with American ambassador to Ireland
Following a series of health problems including a blood clot in her head, the US Secretary of State has a full schedule this week ahead of her departure later this month.
# somebody help us
9 things that would make your first day back at work more bearable
Includes the sexiest massage chair of all time.
# Back to Work
Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s rugby action
It’s the last round of league games before the Heineken Cup clicks back into gear.
# Back to Work
Sharp rise in numbers taking part in back-to-work schemes
More than 57,000 people are now taking part in the various schemes for long-term unemployed.
# Back to Work
"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste said it is time now for the Government to get down to “real work”.
# Employment
'Positivity is here in this room, people getting up and starting again'
Attending today’s Springboard Roadshow in Dublin,’s Christina Finn asks job seekers why returning to education is their only option.
# Back to Work
All Blacks: World Champions name squad for Ireland tests
21-year-old Luke Whitelock was the only surprise inclusion when Steve Hansen named his first 35-man New Zealand squad.
Lagarde cites Ireland as role model in back-to-work policies
The IMF managing director said other countries should follow Ireland’s example by targeting training and providing incentives.
# Back to Work
JobBridge has provided 5,000 internships since its launch - Taoiseach
The government’s National Internship Scheme, launched last June, aims to give workplace experience to people on the live register.