France to unveil 'massive' stimulus this week to stop youth unemployment soaring

France to unveil 'massive' stimulus this week to stop youth unemployment soaring

France will unveil “massive” support for youth employment this week and a new broad stimulus plan including tax cuts for companies at the end of August, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said.

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Daily Mirror newspaper giant Reach cutting 550 jobs in cost-cutting overhaul

Daily Mirror newspaper giant Reach cutting 550 jobs in cost-cutting overhaul

The national and regional media publisher said it was cutting about 12% of its workforce in moves to save £35 million a year.

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Further 30,000 close their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Further 30,000 close their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

The number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) fell by almost 33,000 last week.

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Central Bank predicts unemployment to peak at 25% but warn could get worse

Central Bank predicts unemployment to peak at 25% but warn could get worse

Unemployment is likely to peak at 25% by early summer, as the economy tanks at an unprecedented rate, but the outlook could get a lot worse if the Government needs to extend the Covid-19 lockdown, the Central Bank has warned.

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Government costs 'worst-case' job losses of 800,000 in Covid-19 fallout

Government costs 'worst-case' job losses of 800,000 in Covid-19 fallout

The €3.7bn cost of the package of income and business supports the Government announced last week was estimated on the “worst-case” basis of 800,000 people having lost or on the verge of losing their jobs by late June, the Irish Examiner understands.

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Hays warns of skills shortage impacting future growth as jobless rate steadies

Hays warns of skills shortage impacting future growth as jobless rate steadies

One of the largest recruitment firms in the country has warned of skills shortages affecting business growth.

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Youth employment higher than pre-recession levels, new figures show

Youth employment higher than pre-recession levels, new figures show

The report also shows that a third of all those unemployed aged 25 and under have attained only lower secondary education

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CSO figures show 11% fall in unemployment in 12 months

CSO figures show 11% fall in unemployment in 12 months

The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show that 53,700 (2.4%) more people are in employment than this time last year.

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Unemployment to fall below 5% but economist warns more needs to be done

Unemployment to fall below 5% but economist warns more needs to be done

The national unemployment rate is still on course to fall below 5% next year, assuming a hard Brexit is avoided, but numerous issues need to be addressed in the labour market for it to truly thrive, one economist has warned.

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Ireland 15th in EU28 unemployment table; Czech Republic has lowest rate

Ireland 15th in EU28 unemployment table; Czech Republic has lowest rate

Ireland is 15th in the EU28 unemployment table according to the latest statistics from Eurostat.

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Unemployment rate remained unchanged in September despite Brexit worries

Unemployment rate remained unchanged in September despite Brexit worries

The rate of unemployment in September remained unchanged from August at 5.3%.

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Warning of ‘scarring effect’ as 10% of under-26s unemployed

Warning of ‘scarring effect’ as 10% of under-26s unemployed

Youth unemployment has a “scarring effect”, with almost 6,000 young Irish people being long-term unemployed for 12 months or more.

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Reader's Blog: Unemployed need support

Reader's Blog: Unemployed need support

In addition to issuing more work permits to workers from overseas, could I suggest that the Government support and encourage, in a respectful way, the (approx) 200,000 people who are currently on the Live Register in this country?

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Live Register figures fall to 11-year low again in March

Live Register figures fall to 11-year low again in March

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 1.2% in March, the second subsequent month when figures hit an 11-year low.

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CSO announce unemployment rate is down 0.1% for February

CSO announce unemployment rate is down 0.1% for February

In figures released today, the CSO stated that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for last month was at 5.6%, down from 5.7% in January.

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Government promises more schemes for long-term unemployed

Government promises more schemes for long-term unemployed

The Government is promising more schemes to get people who are long-term unemployed back to work.

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Warning of possible labour shortages amid low unemployment figures

Warning of possible labour shortages amid low unemployment figures

Employers’ body Ibec has welcomed the increase in the number of people at work but warned that further employment growth could lead to labour shortages here with policy changes needed to address that.

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Employment rate rises by 3% to hit record highs

Employment rate rises by 3% to hit record highs

The country’s employment rate has hit record highs leading to concerns it could lead to a lack of workers to fill vacancies.

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Over €2 million invested in Dublin tech firms by Local Enterprise Office

Over €2 million invested in Dublin tech firms by Local Enterprise Office

The Local Enterprise Office for Dublin City have released a report outlining how they have provided over €2 million to tech companies in the capital since it was established in 2014.

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Jobpath finds jobs for 20,000 long-term unemployed

Jobpath finds jobs for 20,000 long-term unemployed

The TURAS NUA 'JobPath' programme says it has found jobs for 20,000 long-term unemployed.

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CSO figures show slight fall in unemployment

CSO figures show slight fall in unemployment

Unemployment has fallen slightly, according to the Central Statistics Office.

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Unemployment at lowest level in more than 10 years

Unemployment at lowest level in more than 10 years

The unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since April 2008 — and economists are predicting that the rapid growth in employment is far from over.

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Country could face worker shortage as unemployment levels continue to drop

Country could face worker shortage as unemployment levels continue to drop

It is feared that the country could face a worker shortage as employment levels reach those not seen since the Celtic Tiger.

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Unemployment rate remains unchanged at 5.1%

Unemployment rate remains unchanged at 5.1%

The unemployment rate remains at 5.1% for July and is unchanged from June.

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Apprentice fund call for jobless youths

Apprentice fund call for jobless youths

A €22m investment in apprenticeships — including animation and horticulture along with the more traditional trades — would halve long-term youth unemployment by the end of 2019, it has been claimed.

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Access to apprenticeships can halve youth uneployment by end of 2019 say NYCI

Access to apprenticeships can halve youth uneployment by end of 2019 say NYCI

The NYCI, which represents youth organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide, is calling for an investment of €22 million in the education, training and access to apprenticeships to halve long-term youth unemployment by the end of 2019.

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Unemployment rate falls to 5.1%; Lowest level since 2007

Unemployment rate falls to 5.1%; Lowest level since 2007

Irish unemployment was lower again in June, falling to 5.1% from 5.2% in May.

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Rate of unemployment falls again in May to 5.8%

Rate of unemployment falls again in May to 5.8%

The rate of unemployment has fallen again in May to 5.8%, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

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Monthly employment rate now lowest since May 2008

Monthly employment rate now lowest since May 2008

Unemployment levels have dropped again.

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Unemployment down to 6.1%

Unemployment down to 6.1%

The unemployment rate is down to 6.1%, official figures have revealed.

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Central Bank study highlights 'hidden' workers in Irish economy

Central Bank study highlights 'hidden' workers in Irish economy

So-called 'hidden' workers could enable the economy to continue to grow for a number of years, economists have claimed.

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257,000 people on Live Register; lowest level in 9 years

257,000 people on Live Register; lowest level in 9 years

The number of people on the Live Register is at its lowest level in almost 9 years.

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Number of unemployed people in Ireland falls to lowest level in eight years

Number of unemployed people in Ireland falls to lowest level in eight years

The number of people unemployed in Ireland fell by 40,000 last year - its lowest level in eight years.

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Jobless rate falls to 7.2%, its lowest since the crash

Jobless rate falls to 7.2%, its lowest since the crash

The monthly unemployment rate fell slightly again last month, to 7.2%.

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January sees fall in unemployment rate

January sees fall in unemployment rate

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2016 was 8.6%, according to figures released today.

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Latest figures show reduction in numbers signing on Live Register

Latest figures show reduction in numbers signing on Live Register

The Live Register total recorded a monthly decrease of 2,200 (-0.7%) to 330,000 last month on a seasonally adjusted basis.

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Number unemployed down slightly in November

Number unemployed down slightly in November

The seasonally adjusted number of people unemployed was 191,700 in November, a decrease of 700 when compared to October, official figures show.

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Number of people on Live Register down by 1,900

Number of people on Live Register down by 1,900

The number of people signing on the dole fell by 1,900 last month, the CSO revealed today.

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Unemployment up slightly last month, CSO finds

Unemployment up slightly last month, CSO finds

July saw a slight increase in the number of people unemployed, according to official statistics released today.

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Standardised unemployment rate down to 10%

Standardised unemployment rate down to 10%

The standardised unemployment rate was 10% in March, down from 10.1% the previous month, according to latest figures from the CSO.

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Jobless rate falls to 10.1%

Jobless rate falls to 10.1%

New figures just released by the CSO show the unemployment rate fell 0.2% to 10.1% in February.

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Unemployment rate down in October

Unemployment rate down in October

More than 370,000 people remain on the dole despite a slight drop in the unemployment rate, latest figures reveal.

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Bruton rules out wage increases as employment rises

Richard Bruton has ruled out wage increases amid further signs of economic recovery.

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Number of unemployed people at lowest level in five years

Number of unemployed people at lowest level in five years

The number of people at work has climbed back above 1.9 million, the highest number in nearly five years.

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Eurostat figures show large decrease in Irish unemployment

Eurostat figures show large decrease in Irish unemployment

Ireland has seen one of the largest decreases in unemployment across the EU in the year to June.

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Live Register falls in June

Live Register falls in June

There were 4,400 fewer people on the Live Register last month, according to latest figures from the Central Stastistics Office, bringing the number of people signing on to 386,200.

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Unemployment rate falls to 11.9%

Unemployment rate falls to 11.9%

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 2,500 in February, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

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Ireland enjoys joint largest fall in unemployment

Ireland enjoys joint largest fall in unemployment

Ireland's unemployment rate experienced the joint largest fall in Europe last month, according to the European Union's statistics body.

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Unemployent rate falls to 12.4% in December

Unemployent rate falls to 12.4% in December

The latest Live Register figures show unemployment is continuing to fall.

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Unemployment down slightly in November

Unemployment down slightly in November

The number of people signing on last month fell to just over 390,000.

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October sees fall in number of people signing on

October sees fall in number of people signing on

October saw a seasonally-adjusted decrease of 3,700 people signing on the Live Register, it was revealed today.

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Department of Social Protection admits sending Irish jobseekers letters about Canada jobs

Department of Social Protection admits sending Irish jobseekers letters about Canada jobs

The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that it is sending letters to jobseekers with offers of work in Canada.

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Live Register down again in September

Live Register down again in September

The unemployment rate fell slightly last month with 408,670 people signing on for social welfare benefits.

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Tánaiste: The main thing that tackles youth unemployment is job creation

Tánaiste: The main thing that tackles youth unemployment is job creation

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said that the main way of tackling youth unemployment is to create jobs.

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Unemployment falls in July

Unemployment falls in July

The number of people on unemployment benefits has dropped by 3,200, official figures have revealed.

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Gilmore: Government targeting full employment

Gilmore: Government targeting full employment

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has today defended Government plans to launch another plan to get people off the dole.

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No reduction in female unemployment

No reduction in female unemployment

There has been no reduction in the number of women signing on the live register last month.

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Figures show fewer people signing on in December

Figures show fewer people signing on in December

Seasonally-adjusted figures have shown a small decrease in the number of people signing on the Live Register in December.

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Almost one quarter of population living in jobless household

Almost one quarter of population living in jobless household

A new report from the ESRI shows that almost one quarter of the population is living in a jobless household.

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