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Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (18 Jan 2018) See 3 other results from this debate

David Cullinane: The Chair mentioned the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. I put a series of questions in regard to JobPath to the Accounting Officer of that Department. I find it incredible that the witnesses were able to give us a headline figure of how much was spent over an 18-month period but were unable to break down or even provide a headline figure for how much was spent on the...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Programme (18 Jan 2018)

Pat Deering: 326. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) in part-time employment is being pursued by Turas Nua. [2409/18]

Other Questions: Community Employment Schemes Review (17 Jan 2018) See 4 other results from this debate

James Lawless: ...to their communities. There are two groups of people affected by the difficulty in sourcing people for community employment schemes, the difficulty getting onto Tús schemes and the impact that JobPath, Turas Nua and Seetec are having on that. We have two groups of people who are losing out. We have the individuals themselves who in many cases are denied the opportunity for...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Payments Administration (17 Jan 2018) See 1 other result from this answer

Bríd Smith: ...the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons that have faced sanctions and deductions from their social welfare payments as a result of information provided by Jobpath providers; the criteria for such penalties; the right persons have to appeal such deductions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2052/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Youth Unemployment Measures (17 Jan 2018)

Regina Doherty: ...to focus on support for the long-term unemployed and young unemployed. For example, the Pathways to Work 2016-2020strategy prioritises long-term unemployed people – most notably through the roll-out of JobPath to engage more systematically with this group; through targeted wage subsidies under JobsPlus; and through reserved places for long-term unemployed jobseekers on employment...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Data (16 Jan 2018)

Willie O'Dea: 1674. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons, by age and length of unemployment, who have participated in JobPath in each year since it commenced in 2013, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1925/18]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Labour Activation Measures (14 Dec 2017)

Regina Doherty: .... Policy continues to focus on support for the long-term unemployed. For example, the Pathways to Work 2016-2020 strategy prioritises long-term unemployed people – most notably through the roll-out of JobPath to engage more systematically with this group; through targeted wage subsidies under JobsPlus; and through reserved places for long-term unemployed jobseekers on employment...

Seanad: Social Welfare Bill 2017: Committee Stage (13 Dec 2017) See 2 other results from this debate

Alice Mary Higgins: ...third parties contracted by the Department for the purposes of labour activation and not by the Department itself. I am thinking of agencies such as Turas Nua and Seetec which have been contracted in respect of the JobPath programme. There may be another way to ensure that the issues are addressed but the guidelines that I am proposing would touch on a number of issues of concern around...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: JobPath Data (13 Dec 2017)

Catherine Murphy: 236. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if she will provide the original request for tenders for the JobPath scheme; the number of persons that were part of the process; if the tender was published on etenders; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53273/17]

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Community Employment Schemes Eligibility (12 Dec 2017)

Regina Doherty: The person in question has participated on CE since 2011 and reached his six year lifetime limit in November 2017. He was then referred to JobPath for activation support and he is currently engaging with his JobPath provider who will support and assist him to look for a full time sustainable job. Participants with JobPath, who are all long-term unemployed jobseekers, receive intensive...

Seanad: Social Welfare Bill 2017: Second Stage (7 Dec 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Colm Burke: ...the contribution social welfare can make to a person's life in helping them to get back onto the rung on the ladder they were on before and then onto better things. There has been criticism of JobPath and other measures the Department took but they were the correct measures. It is about making sure everyone gets the opportunity to do things they are good at and acquire the skills to...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection: Labour Activation Measures: Discussion (Resumed) (7 Dec 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

...years was in receipt of the lone parent's allowance. I worked part time, often with cash-in-hand, for which I hope I will not be arrested, as a cleaner or a waitress in the early 2000s in Dublin 1. JobPath or JobBridge as it was at the time might have been ideal for a person like me. Had I taken up such a programme I would have been somewhat better off financially and perhaps my...

Public Accounts Committee: Business of Committee (7 Dec 2017)

David Cullinane: JobPath is one example. I believe that €71 million was outsourced there to two companies. Are these companies audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General? I imagine they are not.

Public Accounts Committee: Comptroller and Auditor General 2016 Report
Chapter 16: Regularity of Social Welfare Payments
Chapter 17: Management of Social Welfare Overpayments
Chapter 18: Department Reviews of welfare Schemes, Social Welfare Appeals Process, Social Insurance Fund
(7 Dec 2017) See 31 other results from this debate

Pat Deering: What is the difference between that process and the support provided under the JobPath scheme?

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Departmental Contracts (7 Dec 2017)

Regina Doherty: ...a range of third parties for the purposes of transacting its business. These include, for example, my department’s branch offices, the Local Employment Service (LES) companies as well as the JobPath service providers such as Seetec. In the case of enquiries from public representatives, information on an individual client may be disclosed once it is established that the inquirer...

Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Disability Allowance Applications (7 Dec 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Bernard Durkan: 251. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the case of a person (details supplied) will be reviewed in the context of notice to attend JobPath appointment; if their application for disability allowance can be approved; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [52524/17]

Social Welfare Bill 2017: Report and Final Stages (6 Dec 2017)

Bríd Smith: ...the social protection measures, there was a move to push young people into other labour activation measures. We will discuss this matter at the committee tomorrow. There are many problems with JobPath and the other initiatives that were taken. Deputy Catherine Murphy did a very good exposé on some of the private companies that are being engaged to work with young people and...

Social Welfare Bill 2017: Second Stage (Resumed) (29 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Thomas Byrne: ...have the same legitimate expectation they had when they paid their stamps - at whatever level was required at the time - regarding the size of the pensions they will receive. I fully recognise that JobPath is crucial to activate people into the workforce and ensure that individuals who could be working but who are not receive the training and help they need to get into employment. I am...

Other Questions: JobPath Programme (29 Nov 2017)

JobPath Programme

Other Questions: Job Initiatives (29 Nov 2017)

Regina Doherty: ...of unemployment black spots identified in the census, it is important to recognise that the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection's services through the Intreo offices, jobs clubs, JobPath and other activation measures are focused on unemployed individuals as opposed to specific areas. This means that those areas where unemployed individuals are most concentrated get the...

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