Thursday February 20, 2020

New plan to tackle long-term unemployment launched

Social welfare recipients may face sanctions if they don’t search for work, says Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

23rd February, 2012
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The new plan aims to get 75,000 people who are currently long-term unemployed back into the workforce.

Social welfare recipients may face sanctions if they don’t search for work, Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

He was launching the Government’s Pathways to Work initiative, which is focused on people who have been unemployed for more than a year. It aims to get 75,000 people who are currently long-term unemployed back into the workforce and to reduce the average time spent on the live register from 21 months today to less than 12 months...

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