Winding down of Jobpath and Turas Nua is a very welcome development – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that he welcomes confirmation from The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection that referrals to the Jobpath programme will cease at the end of this year. Deputy McGrath was speaking after The Times-Ireland Edition reported that a run-off period “during which employment support will continue, but no additional […]

JobPath Dead End Needs to Be Put To an End – McCormack

Last week the Dáil voted to back Sinn Féin’s motion to end referrals to the JobPath scheme. Speaking on the result, Sinn Féin general election candidate, Ciara McCormack, stated that the scheme brought little dividend to Tipperary and needs to be scrapped. “As a labour activation scheme, JobPath has been a total failure. “Initially introduced […]