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Irish Examiner
Welfare payment boost for high earnerspayments, and a policy paper has been completed. It is believed it was commenc
Welfare payment boost for high earners
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
payments, and a policy paper has been completed. It is believed it was commenced when former Tánaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton was the line minister. “My department have just done a paper on that now. The standard rate for job seekers is... Read more
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RTE News
Speculation of 10 cent rise in minimum wagereceive a social protection top-up through the Family Income Supplement - thoug
Speculation of 10 cent rise in minimum wage
RTE News / Posted 7 days ago
receive a social protection top-up through the Family Income Supplement - though the former minister for social protection Joan Burton described this payment as a subsidy to employers. Around 4.4% of the workforce earns the minimum wage. Under... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton demands apology from chief whip after TD no-show delays DáilLatest: | Irish Examiner Latest: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 11:14 am Update 3
Joan Burton demands apology from chief whip after TD no-show delays Dáil
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
Latest: | Irish Examiner Latest: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 11:14 am Update 3.25pm: The Government chief... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Kenny must clarify leadership position says Chief Whipwhen the time is provided, there is a responsibility on those people to be pres
Kenny must clarify leadership position says Chief Whip
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
when the time is provided, there is a responsibility on those people to be present," he added. Former Labour Minister Joan Burton tweeted her criticism of the failure of Government TDs to show up, even though she herself wasn’t... Read more
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RTE News
Sparse turn out sparks Dáil debate delaythose who have the formal responsibility of ensuring attendance that they see t
Sparse turn out sparks Dáil debate delay
RTE News / Posted 18 days ago
those who have the formal responsibility of ensuring attendance that they see that attendance actually happens." Labour's Joan Burton called on Government Chief Whip Regina Doherty to come into the House and apologise for the delay in starting... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Proposal to delay school admissions Bill 'simply not acceptable'would delay it by 12 months to allow for a “detailed consultation process”. Th
Proposal to delay school admissions Bill 'simply not acceptable'
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
would delay it by 12 months to allow for a “detailed consultation process”. The Bill, first put forward by Labour Party TD Joan Burton, was debated in Dáil Éireann for two hours. Members of pressure group Education Equality, who watched the debate... Read more

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