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OECD report a wake-up call on jobs crisis

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Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has said the OECD report published today must wake the Government up from its complacency over the jobs crisis, in particular the deeply worrying levels of long-term unemployment and youth unemployment. “In recent weeks Ministers have been repeatedly congratulating themselves on the rise in employment reported by the Quarterly National Household Survey. However they conveniently ignored the warning from the CSO that a significant part of the reported increase may not reflect any actual real new jobs,” said Deputy Calleary. “As the OECD report points out, we risk losing an entire generation of young people unless we tackle the problem of youth unemployment […]

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