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As demand for addiction services rise, Merchants Quay Ireland’s Athlone Community Employment Scheme provides vital support for continued recovery from substance misuse.
This January, Ifac, Ireland’s farming, food and agribusiness specialist professional services firm, is advising Westmeath employers to make sure their records are kept in order when it comes to employee sick leave and to budget for the additional payroll costs for the new statutory sick pay.
Mayo County Council is appealing to those who have unoccupied properties to offer them as temporary homes for those fleeing war in Ukraine.
The Tullamore Library was the venue for the successful launch of Employability Midlands’ updated and improved website. www.employabilitymidlands.com.
Over 4,056 people are in receipt of a disability payment from the Department of Social Protection because they were unable to return to work after their Covid Enhanced Illness Benefit payment ceased, it has been revealed following an analysis of welfare claims by local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten.
Local Fine Gael Senator Aisling Dolan has welcomed changes to the Farm Assist Means Test recently announced by Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys, the result of which will mean more farmers in the Midlands region benefitting from participation in agri-environmental programmes with no impact to social protection payments with an income disregard now being applied to the Department’s Farm Assist, Jobseeker’s Allowance and State (Non-Contributory) Pensions.
During Carers Week we celebrate the valuable contribution made by carers in our local communities, in particular the ways in which carers support older and dependent people to continue to live in the familiar surroundings of their own homes. It is an opportune time to remind carers of some of the changes recently made to Carers Allowance, paid by the Department of Social Protection (DSP).
The number of Ukrainian refugees living in Westmeath since the Russian invasion commenced in February has been announced by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
New legislation giving employees a statutory entitlement to sick pay is currently making its way through the Oireachtas.
Seán Canney, Independent TD, has received complaints that school bus drivers and other educational sector workers have not been paid their entitlements for the Easter holidays due to a backlog within the Department of Social Protection with the processing of such claims.