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#Work

# work - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Sligo's Frankli is trying to cure firms of their 'big-bang approach' to staff feedback Startups And Tech

Sligo's Frankli is trying to cure firms of their 'big-bang approach' to staff feedback

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the HR tech company.

# work - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From Business ETC There was a decrease in new business formations - but fewer collapses too Work

There was a decrease in new business formations - but fewer collapses too

The decline in insolvencies has been attributed to more companies entering mature growth.

# work - Monday 15 October, 2018

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think there's too much focus on college degrees at the expense of trades? Work This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there's too much focus on college degrees at the expense of trades?

Some say a skills shortage in construction is hindering the country’s ability to deliver homes.

# work - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

# work - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From Business ETC How people with disabilities hold the key to future-proofing Ireland's workforce Work

How people with disabilities hold the key to future-proofing Ireland's workforce

Workers with neurological differences can bestow special skills in businesses.

# work - Friday 12 October, 2018

From Business ETC 'I thought starting a business was for people who went to Smurfit school - I didn't think I could do it' Insights And Opinion

'I thought starting a business was for people who went to Smurfit school - I didn't think I could do it'

After years in health service administration, Margaret Young quit her job to set up her own firm.

# work - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days'

The housing crisis is making Ireland a less attractive destination for foreign workers.

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here

The tech firm’s global recruitment boss says candidates have knocked back offers after doing the sums on rent.

# work - Saturday 6 October, 2018

From Business ETC HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here Work

HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here

The tech firm’s global recruitment boss says candidates have knocked back offers after doing the sums on rent.

From Business ETC 'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days' Building And Property

'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days'

The housing crisis is making Ireland a less attractive destination for foreign workers.

# work - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly

The electronics manufacturer is culling 65 jobs at its Tullamore facility.

From Business ETC Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down Work

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

# work - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From Business ETC How Ireland can nurture a generation of blockchain professionals Financial Services

How Ireland can nurture a generation of blockchain professionals

This isn’t a lofty ambition – there’s already a groundswell of momentum behind the technology.

# work - Friday 28 September, 2018

From Business ETC Ikea's Irish bosses have been accused of fostering 'a repressive, anti-union environment' Work

Ikea's Irish bosses have been accused of fostering 'a repressive, anti-union environment'

Mandate and several other trade unions have filed a complaint with Dutch authorities.

From Business ETC Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly Work

Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly

The electronics manufacturer is culling 65 jobs at its Tullamore facility.

# work - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk'

Trade union Mandate has strongly rejected the claims.

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear

CEO Stephen Kavanagh has rejected claims the airline is trying to oust legacy-contract holders.

# work - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

From Business ETC Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk' Retail And Services

Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk'

Trade union Mandate has strongly rejected the claims.

# work - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From Business ETC Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear Tourism And Transport

Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear

CEO Stephen Kavanagh has rejected claims the airline is trying to oust legacy-contract holders.

# work - Friday 21 September, 2018

From Business ETC A worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about bosses won a €7,700 claim Work

A worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about bosses won a €7,700 claim

The woman claimed the retailer’s managing director kicked her chair, sparking the unfair dismissal case.

# work - Thursday 20 September, 2018

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

From Business ETC Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers Food And Drink

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

# work - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

# work - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From Business ETC A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta' Retail And Services

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

From Business ETC As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled Work

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

# work - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From Business ETC A Waterford haulier has been penalised over claims it used a faulty device to track break times Work

A Waterford haulier has been penalised over claims it used a faulty device to track break times

Mark Lonergan Transport was ordered to pay the worker €2,500 for breaching EU regulations.

# work - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

# work - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work'

The founder of a company that specialises in finding mothers flexible employment describes what she’s discovered about this topic through her work.

# work - Thursday 6 September, 2018

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

From Business ETC Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm Work

Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm

Michael Burke’s company has plans to spend €86 million on new research and facilities.

# work - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From Business ETC Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to accept a deal struck by unions Work

Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to accept a deal struck by unions

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# work - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From Business ETC A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000 Work

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

# work - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire

Experts say banning the contracts could just give rise to other insecure work setups.

# work - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch

Trade union Siptu has taken operator Transdev to the Labour Court over the ‘cooler bag’ dispute.

A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert

An agency broke employment laws by asking the man to perform the task, which wasn’t in his contract.

Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps

The National Recruitment Federation also noted the cost of childcare is keeping people out of work.

'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire

Experts say banning the contracts could just give rise to other insecure work setups.

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