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Unemployment, emigration and growth

Tom O'Connor 09/11/2010

Tom O'Connor: The seasonally adjusted unemployment figures show a fall of 6,500 signing on the live register. This is totally due to emigration. In fact, it is highly likely that the figures would have risen and not fallen, were it not for the scale of emigration right now, which is now at its highest annual level in living memory. In the year to …



ICTU's Pre-Budget submission

Paul Sweeney 03/11/2010

Paul Sweeney: Congress has warned that a continuation of the current austerity programme could literally destroy the Irish economy and kill off any …

Is Irish society being sacrificed to save the bond markets?

13/07/2010

Last week's lecture by Michael O'Sullivan, together with responses by Dr Mary Murphy of NUIM and ICTU General Secretary David Begg, is now available …

Congress tax menu

07/12/2009

While a number of papers and submissions have been analyed in the media and elsewhere during the past few weeks, one paper seems to have escaped …

An alternative approach

26/10/2009

"There are now 428,000 people on the live register. The corrosive effect of this – the risk of long-term unemployment and the pressure on the …

Marching for the economy

Michael Taft 01/10/2009

Michael Taft: Imagine you’re walking a high-wire. You’re nearly at the end of line. You’re doing everything possible not to fall – balancing …

ICTU clarifies on employment support

Slí Eile 02/07/2009

Slí Eile: Following Sarah Carey's article yesterday on jobs subsidies, David Begg has provided a very important clarification in today's Irish Times …

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