Unemployment Conference will help agencies assist those out of work

The Chairperson of the Donegal County Development Board says the outcome of a conference on unemployment held in the county yesterday will be that agencies in the county will be better briefed on the needs of people who are out of work at present.

The event, held as part of Social Inclusion Week in the county, say unemployed people share their perspectives and experiences, including problems experienced in accessing training and services.

Cllr Dessie Larkin says the board will now collect everything that came up during the discussions and workshops, and that will help inform future policy:

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