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Thursday 14 January, 2021

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers

Jan 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 79,470 Views 58 Comments

As vaccinations continue, employers need to consider the rights of employees when looking at the health of their teams and any return to the workplace writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis
# Employers
# Employers

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis

Mar 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 23,924 Views 11 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says now is a time of major change, and businesses must try to adapt.

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Opinion: 'A right-wing British politician like Farage has no right to interfere in Ireland's affairs'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'A right-wing British politician like Farage has no right to interfere in Ireland's affairs'

Feb 7th 2018, 7:01 AM 35,593 Views 170 Comments

Nigel Farage addressing an Irish crowd about independence was both ironic and audacious, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Nov 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 32,425 Views 118 Comments

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

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Monday 2 October, 2017

Column: Could a simple tax solve the housing crisis?
# Capital Gains Tax
# Capital Gains Tax

Column: Could a simple tax solve the housing crisis?

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 11,930 Views 43 Comments

Legislative changes need to be made in Budget 2018 to offer some hope to those who really need it, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Sunday 3 September, 2017

Paddy Power at Knock: A bit of fun or offensive and hurtful to the devout?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Paddy Power at Knock: A bit of fun or offensive and hurtful to the devout?

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 26,880 Views 156 Comments

It will remain to be seen if any citizen offended will make a formal complaint either to An Garda Síochána or to the ASAI, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 10 July, 2017

'These investigations could seriously alter the motor insurance landscape in Ireland'
# Column
# Column

'These investigations could seriously alter the motor insurance landscape in Ireland'

Jul 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 39,264 Views 83 Comments

This is an exceptionally worrying time for those companies implicated in these investigations, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'
# Column
# Column

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'

May 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 140 Views 53 Comments

Trust will need to be restored so that we do not lose sight of the grand prize, a new National Maternity Hospital for Irish citizens, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 20 March, 2017

'It’s inevitable a leader will make mistakes and create the conditions for opportunistic incumbents'
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

'It’s inevitable a leader will make mistakes and create the conditions for opportunistic incumbents'

Mar 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 122 Views 32 Comments

Enda Kenny’s future as Fine Gael leader will be top of the media agenda this week, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Sunday 29 January, 2017

Alternative facts: 'Trump sent a powerful message that facts can be altered to suit his own agenda'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Alternative facts: 'Trump sent a powerful message that facts can be altered to suit his own agenda'

Jan 29th 2017, 8:30 AM 464 Views 94 Comments

Altering the truth is always wrong but it could be fatal if orchestrated to justify war or the use of nuclear weapons, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Saturday 8 October, 2016

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Oct 8th 2016, 9:30 AM 869 Views 62 Comments

Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Five shifts one week, zero the next: What rights do insecure workers have in Ireland?
# Column
# Column

Five shifts one week, zero the next: What rights do insecure workers have in Ireland?

Apr 6th 2016, 11:39 AM 625 Views 43 Comments

Zero-hour workers may have some legal safeguards, but employers all too often use loopholes to reduce their obligations, Jason O’Sullivan writes.

Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

Feb 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 349 Views 52 Comments

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated
# Opinion
# Opinion

The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated

Feb 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,503 Views 44 Comments

With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Dec 15th 2015, 5:25 PM 210 Views 78 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

Thursday 24 September, 2015

'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it'

Sep 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,997 Views 31 Comments

UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s problems this week reminds everyone in business to be prepared for the unexpected, writes Jason O’Sullivan who has tips on what makes a good crisis management plan.