Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Ceisteanna (197)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

197. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in the JobPath programme on 8 June 2018 by the number in Seetec and those in Turas Nua, respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25809/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

As the Deputy will be aware, JobPath is an employment service which helps long-term unemployed people and those most at risk of becoming long-term unemployed to secure and sustain paid employment.

On the 8th of June 2018, there were 59,495 jobseekers in receipt of activation support through the JobPath service; 33,000 were engaged with Seetec, and 26,495 were engaged with Turas Nua.