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Results 1-20 of 457 for jobpath

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (19 Oct 2017)

Catherine Murphy: Did we get a response from the Department of Education and Skills on JobPath? We were to write last week or the week before.

Financial Resolutions 2018 - Budget Statement 2018 (10 Oct 2017)

Paul Murphy: ...specifically outlined that will benefit young people. Instead the discriminatory under-26 rates of social welfare payment, such as jobseeker's allowance, are kept. Close to half a million young adults are living in their family homes because they cannot afford to get out. The Government insists on continuing those discriminatory rates of dole and forcing people to go to meaningless and...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility (10 Oct 2017)

Regina Doherty: ...and schemes. From the information available to the Department it have been confirmed that the person concerned has not been referred to Tús, however she was randomly selected to engage with the Jobpath initiative on the 02 October, 2017. JobPath is an approach to employment activation which caters mainly for people who are long-term unemployed (over 12 months) to assist them to...

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (5 Oct 2017)

Seán Fleming: ...that we write to the Department to see if the case has proceeded and what the up-to-date position is. Next is No. 779C, correspondence dated 28 September, from an individual regarding the JobPath programme. He raises questions about the administration of the scheme. I propose that we write to the Department for a detailed response. We will deal with the matter when we get that response.

Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (4 Oct 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

Regina Doherty: ...payments which originate in the UK. I am advised that legislative changes will not, in fact, be required to allow for equivalent amounts of such allowances to be disregarded. Several Deputies raised the issue of JobPath. I want to reiterate what I said at the outset of this speech, namely, that JobPath specifically provides an externally contracted activation service for those...

Leaders' Questions (4 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Catherine Murphy: Yesterday, while speaking on the Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill, I raised serious concerns regarding the so-called activation programme, JobPath. The company which has the contract to run JobPath is Seetec. In the United Kingdom, the same company, Seetec, has been the subject of a fraud investigation following its actions while contracted to the UK Department of Work...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Labour Activation Programmes (4 Oct 2017)

Regina Doherty: The customer was referred to the Job Club service on 12thJune 2017 and attended in September 2017. The customer was also referred to the JobPath service on 17thJune 2017, and agreed a personal progression plan with the JobPath provider on 6thJuly 2017. Having been referred to JobPath which provides an intensive 12 month programme of support for the Long Term Unemployed the customer’s...

Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (3 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Séamus Healy: ...welfare schemes, will these private companies which are operating on behalf of the Department entitled to receive the recipients' data that is held on these cards? That should be examined. Turas Nua and the JobPath programme is completely inflexible. Once one is referred to one of these schemes, one cannot take up another scheme. I dealt with a case recently where a man was...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Remit and Legislative Agenda: Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection (28 Sep 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

John Brady: ...have come forward at this point? How is the scheme proceeding? It is a welcome development. I also have questions on the live register and specifically on labour activation measures such as JobPath. More than 150,000 people have now been referred over to Turas Nua and to Community Training and Education and Education Centres, CTEC. Last week I asked the Minister about the nature...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Programme (28 Sep 2017)

John Brady: 269. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if JobPath providers Turas Nua and a company (details supplied) are engaging with persons that are not long-term unemployed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41105/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Data (28 Sep 2017)

Peadar Tóibín: 276. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the amount her Department paid to a company (details supplied) since the beginning of the contract in summer 2015; the number of unemployed persons that have remained in sustainable employment for more than 12 months after having been referred to the company by her Department in view of the fact that the company is an...

Written Answers — Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Creative Ireland Programme (27 Sep 2017)

Mick Wallace: ...raised with her regarding the provision whereby artists must prove that they are genuinely seeking other work, taking part in courses or classes such as CV preparation, job searching or referral to Jobpath, Tús and jobs clubs, for example, particularly in view of the well documented lack of conventional jobs in the creative field; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40532/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Programme (27 Sep 2017)

Clare Daly: 197. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if her attention has been drawn to the fact that a company (details supplied) contracted by her Department to provide Jobpath services is demanding that users register with a London-based company. [40865/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Labour Activation Programmes (27 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Clare Daly: ...on whether this is a sensible approach to helping persons back into the workforce; and the options available to this person if they wish to complete their Springboard course before taking up a Jobpath place. [40901/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Programme (26 Sep 2017)

Jan O'Sullivan: 503. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person who has been transferred to a organisation (details supplied) can transfer back to the Department placement system in order to pursue a training course relevant to their job prospects; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40310/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Programme (21 Sep 2017)

Brendan Howlin: 223. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated cost of ending the JobPath contracts; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40033/17]

Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (20 Sep 2017)

Paul Murphy: ...by the crisis, bankers or developers. Instead, there is only the lazy, the work-shy, those who cannot get up in the morning. A key part of this that has become very clear over the summer is JobPath, the so-called employment activation scheme into which people are being pushed on a very widespread basis. It involves private companies getting paid on a results basis of getting people into...

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed) - Priority Questions: JobPath Programme (20 Sep 2017)

JobPath Programme

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Data (20 Sep 2017)

Paul Murphy: 49. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons who have been referred to JobPath since its inception; the number of persons that have received a sanction on their welfare payments due to non-engagement; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39649/17]

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