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# Jobseekers

This year
Changes announced to scheme that pays companies up to €10,000 for recruiting long-term unemployed
Last year
Double child benefit 'worked well' last year, says minister as repeat flagged for Budget 2024
All time
Government woos 1,200 Spaniards for 'hard-to-fill' jobs but housing problems glossed over
Government plans to link unemployment payments to past working history and PRSI contributions
Jobs market at 2016 levels as government tells PUP recipients to 'genuinely seek work'
Concerns that thousands spent on Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a fourth time
JobPath scheme extended by one year to help with 'labour uncertainty' from Brexit
Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath
'Ridiculous situation': Jobseekers forced to do JobPath programme for a third time
Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year
Pressure from the Troika made government set up JobPath scheme, says Labour
Dail votes to end referrals to JobPath scheme as opposition parties unite to defeat government
'Explosion in social welfare sanctions': SF and FF team up to slam government's JobPath scheme
Private companies getting €3,718 for every jobseeker that makes it through the State's Jobpath scheme
Almost 8,000 people under the age of 26 are in long-term unemployment
Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister
'Welfare cheats cheat us all': New campaign wants public to blow the whistle on welfare fraud
Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today
No evidence Back to Education Allowance gets people back to work
Social welfare fraudster caught by facial recognition software is jailed
New report finds that only 3% of jobseekers better off on the dole
There's a job going for a 'boner' in Dublin
This Irish company is trying to solve one of the biggest problems in job hunting
'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net'
Finance and tech workers getting picky about jobs as vacancies exceed candidates
Lower dole rate leaves Ireland's young people 'struggling to make ends meet'
New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites - or have their dole cut
To whom it may concern...
Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again
'No evidence' that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare
Over 6,000 new places announced on jobseeker 'Springboard' courses
1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge
Taoiseach warns of risk of 'welfare dependency' despite falling unemployment
Genius jobseeker creates brilliant Lego CV
Self-employed treated like "second-class citizens" in social welfare system - ISME
Jobseekers appeals taking over 25 weeks to process
Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
Dole cut for long-term unemployed who refuse to work in local authorities
Arrears, medical cards, job loss: What people sought advice for online in 2013
Concern about 'cherrypicking' unemployed as government privatises job scheme