Wednesday 7 December 2016

Community work is an opportunity

Published 01/09/2010 | 05:00

PUTTING some dole recipients to work is not putting the blame on them, as Robert Sullivan believes (Letters, August 31).

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Saying that being paid €210 for 19.5 hours of work per week is a punishment really is a severe mistake.

Imagine what a change this idea would have made this time last year, with the impending November rain and flooding, followed by the freeze of December and January.

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