Job? Bridge January 29, 2013Posted by Oireachtas Retort in Uncategorized.
Interesting report obtained by the The Irish Times which recomends
extending the scheme to participants with no previous social welfare entitlement.
As a result, these interns would not receive any payment from the State.
But the report states that “consideration should be given to paying the €50 weekly JobBridge allowance to the small number of participants without basic welfare payments.”
and goes on to say
This study found that some schemes ran the risk of making people dependent on social assistance.