Articles posted in 'Employment & vocational training'

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Additional activation places

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, gave details to Heather Humphreys (FG, Cavan Monaghan) of the allocation of the 10,000 additional activation places announced in the budget (Dail Eireann, Debates, 23rd April 2013, 496-8).  They had been allocated as…

2 News: Employment services: payment-by-results

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, informed Pearse Doherty (SF, Donegal SW) that the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion in London had on 30th November last been hired to provide expert advice on the design and delivery of…

Community Employment in 2013

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, gave details of the operation of Community Employment (CE) in 2013 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 13th February 2013, 606).  There would be 2,000 additional places, bringing the total to 25,300.  Priority would be given…

1 Debates: Job Bridge under fire

The Job Bridge scheme came under fire in the course of a Seanad adjournment debate introduced by Trevor O Clochartaigh (SF, agricultural) (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 18th December 2012, 1009-1012).  The scheme was now operating in such a way, he said,…

Focussed Policy Assessment of Rural Social Scheme. Numbers on Community Employment, Tús up

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, told Dara Calleary (FF, Mayo) that the Central Evaluation Unit of his department was expected to provide ealy in the new year a draft of its Focussed Policy Assessment of the…

Social welfare cuts and CE

The impact of social welfare cuts on Community Employment (CE) was raised by Maureen O’Sullivan (ind, Dublin C) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 10th October 2012, 79-81).  Projects were finding it difficult to fill their places, which also meant that the services…

1 Debates: Poverty and social protection

The Seanad held a two-day debate on the future of social protection in Ireland (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 18th October 2012, 22 – 50; 24th October, 67-76).  The debate was introduced by the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, who emphasized …

Community Employment review

The outcome of the review of Community Employment (CE) schemes was raised by Barry Cowen (FF, Laois Offaly) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 17th July 2012, 11-13).  The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told him that her department had contacted schemes…

Community Employment

The government report on Community Employment (CE) was raised in the Seanad by John Whelan (Lab, labour) (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 27th June, 381-3).  The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, told him that the review was now complete and schemes…

Community Employment review received

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, confirmed that she had now received a copy of the review on Community Employment (Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th June 2012, 3-4).  One of the reasons why it had taken so long was because…

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