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#Employment

# employment - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Almost one in six Irish households is jobless

The rate refers to households where no adult is working.

# employment - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working

The changes made in Budget 2000 caused considerable debate and controversy at the time, according to the ESRI.

# employment - Friday 26 January, 2018

Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view'

It is expected there will be an additional 89,000 people in work by the end of 2019.

# employment - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Looking for a new job? Lidl is hiring 100 people for its new distribution centre in Kildare

Kildare County Council has given the go-ahead for the new site on the Naas Road, Newbridge.

# employment - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions

EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men

# employment - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback

At the end of last year, the apprenticeship population was at about 13,000 and new registrations in 2018 are expected to reach over 6,000.

# employment - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit

House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.

# employment - Thursday 14 December, 2017

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

# employment - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors

The ESRI expects unemployment rates to fall to around 5% in 2018.

# employment - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Zero-hour contracts to be banned in most cases under new law

The new Bill to be published this week aims to tackle the casualisation of work.

# employment - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

# employment - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance

Blarney Castle is looking for a new keeper – we found out what the job involves.

# employment - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Poll: Should dole payments be linked to a person's PRSI contributions? Dole Scheme This post contains a poll

Poll: Should dole payments be linked to a person's PRSI contributions?

Similar social insurance contribution schemes exist in other countries in Europe.

# employment - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

# employment - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

# employment - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister

Catherine MurphyTD has raised serious concerns in the Dáil regarding the activation programme, JobPath.

# employment - Friday 1 September, 2017

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

# employment - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

# employment - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum

The worker said his manager “approached him in an aggressive manner.”

# employment - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up

Survey from gradireland shows most employers questioned plan to hire college-leavers this year.

# employment - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# employment - Monday 5 June, 2017

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

# employment - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional

Over the next six months, the Court has invited interested parties to make submissions on the order.

# employment - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Ireland is going to ban zero-hour contracts 'in most circumstances'

The draft proposals are aimed at low-paid workers in particular.

# employment - Friday 7 April, 2017

Community Employment places to be expanded as Varadkar calls them 'essential' and 'worthwhile'

The minister says the schemes “do work that has to be done”.

# employment - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST Millenials

11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST

Who even wants affordable healthcare and housing anyway?

# employment - Friday 17 March, 2017

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

# employment - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'Left behind': People with disabilities four times less likely to be employed

A person with a disability is also twice as likely to leave a place of employment.

# employment - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

# employment - Monday 13 February, 2017

Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork

NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.

# employment - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Unemployment down but over 100,000 people now 'trapped' in part-time work

Some of this work gives rise to increased dependency on State income supports like jobseekers benefit, new research shows.

# employment - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Young people view themselves as solo players at work

Young people regard themselves as being responsible for acquiring new knowledge and motivation in the workplace.

# employment - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months

Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles

However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

# employment - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# employment - Sunday 1 January, 2017

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - "real unemployment"

Are job activation schemes masking the reality of unemployment in Ireland? What kind of jobs are people getting anyway?

# employment - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"I felt like I had a mountain to climb": How these young Dubliners got back to work

The Career LEAP initiative sees young people receive training and work placements to boost their career prospects.

# employment - Sunday 20 November, 2016

FactCheck: Do 700,000 jobs really depend on our "open access" to the EU

Richard Bruton made a big claim about this major issue, on Claire Byrne Live earlier in the week.

# employment - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Poll: Would 'foreign workers list' make you less likely to work in UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would 'foreign workers list' make you less likely to work in UK?

The Conservative Party has proposed new rules for companies.

# employment - Monday 26 September, 2016

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you

Choosing a career is one of the most important decision you will ever make – so don’t just fall into it.

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