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# workplace - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

Disciplinary issues account for the single greatest cause of disputes at 37%.

# workplace - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites

The woman denied accessing the sites and had sued the child services company for unfair dismissal.

# workplace - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion

28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.

# workplace - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm

Two others were taken to hospital, but neither are believed to be in a critical condition.

# workplace - Monday 15 May, 2017

Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty

Only 58% of Dubliners are willing to work with someone with a mental health difficulty

# workplace - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap

One FactCheck reader saw a lot of claims about the gender pay gap this year, so we’ve taken a closer look.

# workplace - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half

The number of inspections carried out by the HSA have taken a sharp decline in recent years.

# workplace - Monday 8 August, 2016

Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

# workplace - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'

Natalie Marr says she posts about her mental history despite concerns that it might affect her job options.

# workplace - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less

They should stay out of the way, a new research paper says.

# workplace - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

# workplace - Friday 1 January, 2016

Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace

There are bad workplaces, and then there are toxic ones…

# workplace - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace

The first pictures of the headset have been released as it repositions itself as a tool for the workplace.

# workplace - Friday 18 September, 2015

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

From The Daily Edge An office just installed this insane fridge to get workers to stay late Honesty Fridge

# workplace - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most Internal Affairs This post contains a poll

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

# workplace - Thursday 14 May, 2015

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

And less likely during the recession.

# workplace - Monday 5 January, 2015

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry

It was the first workplace accident of 2015.

# workplace - Friday 21 November, 2014

Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being

All employees need to develop skills to manage some of the emotional barriers that prevent them from thriving at the workplace.

# workplace - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened Lowest Form Of Wit

# workplace - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

# workplace - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

# workplace - Thursday 25 September, 2014

# workplace - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Are you Facebook friends with your boss? Half of people are

Do you get a hammock as well? Some people get a hammock.

# workplace - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?

Would you tell your boss or keep it to yourself?

# workplace - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# workplace - Friday 16 May, 2014

Workers risk "losing their jobs" because of transphobia and homophobia

BeLonG To and ICTU have joined forces to launch a campaign to help end discrimination and bullying.

# workplace - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos

73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.

# workplace - Friday 9 May, 2014

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# workplace - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge What Does Your Email Signoff Say About You? Cheers

What Does Your Email Signoff Say About You?

Warmest regards, xoxox.

# workplace - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Column: Unpaid internships, low wages, zero hour contracts – this is life without job security

The lack of proper jobs will ultimately cause our economy to stagnate – but employers can’t seem to resist the almost-endless supply of cheap labour.

# workplace - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 reasons sick days are utterly torturous THAT'S SICK

10 reasons sick days are utterly torturous

Home is where the hell is.

# workplace - Friday 7 March, 2014

Man taken to hospital with crush injuries in Waterford

The workplace accident happened this afternoon at a plant in the Waterford Industrial Estate.

# workplace - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work

Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.

# workplace - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Boss accidentally sends mortifying text to the employee the text was about Morto

Boss accidentally sends mortifying text to the employee the text was about

It included sexy talk. SEXY TALK.

# workplace - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work?

It’s still a real problem in Irish workplaces, according to a new study.

# workplace - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 elements of workplace meetings which make them inarguably hellish Meeting Schmeeting

11 elements of workplace meetings which make them inarguably hellish

The pointlessness… dear god, the pointlessness.

# workplace - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking

And their non-smoking counterparts don’t like it…

# workplace - Monday 6 January, 2014

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

# workplace - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Racist incidents up by 85 per cent in 2013 --- Immigrant Council

142 incidents have been reported to the organisation since January, compared to 77 in the same period last year.

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