RIGHTS AND ENTITLEMENTS

For the Unemployed 

Introduction

There are many sources of information about your rights and entitlements. To simplify matters this section choses a few which will cover most of your rights and entitlements in relation to employment, unemployment and social welfare.

 

NERA

NERA is the National Employment Rights Authority (NERA) and provides information to both employees and employers.  NERA also monitors employment conditions through its inspection services and can enforce compliance and seek redress.
NERA covers many aspects of employment rights including Wages, Holidays and Public Holidays - OWT Act 1997, Working Hours, Redundancy, Dismissal, and Notice.

http://www.employmentrights.ie/en/

 

Citizens Information Centres

Citizens Information is an Irish Government website provided by the Citizens Information Board. The site provides public service information for Ireland. It is the most comprehensive site covering all aspects of employment, social welfare, unemployment and related areas.

This link takes you into the employment section.
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categories/employment

 

The Department of Social Protection

The Department of Social Protection has a range of benefits available to people who are unemployed.

The application forms for Jobseeker’s Allowance and Benefit can be accessed through the Useful Links box.  Follow the link below.

http://www.welfare.ie/EN/Pages/unemployed.aspx

 

Getting Back To Work .ie

This website is provided by Citizens Information, it provides comprehensive  information on supports and services available to jobseekers.
http://www.gettingbacktowork.ie

 

EmployAbility

EmployAbility promote employment rights and independence for people with a disability. They empower people with a disability to find paid employment and develop their career. They provide recruitment advice and employment support services for the business community.

To make an appointment in your local area contact:

Employability Cork

33 Penrose Wharf,

Penrose Quay,

Cork

Tel: 021 429 4949
Fax: 021 429 3828

Email: info@employabilitycork.ie

http://employabilitycork.ie/drupal

 

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed

The National Organisation of the Unemployed  provides information for people who have recently or are about to become unemployed as a result of a redundancy. The organisation's website provides comprehensive welfare to work/welfare rights information for unemployed.

This web-site / blog has some interesting information and discussions relating to unemployment in Ireland.
http://www.inou.ie

 

 

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