Ireland are 'star pupils' at OECD meeting on employment

The Irish Times

With Ireland as the chair of an OECD ministerial meeting for the first time in two decades, Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton proudly shared a few of the nation's key successes at the first reunion of ministers of 2016 aimed at "Building more resilient and Inclusive Labour Markets". Read the article from The Irish Times here.

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