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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Department of Jobs

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Should workers get paid bereavement leave?
There is no legal entitlement to it at present.
Limerick and Cork are getting a jobs boost this morning
EPS and Payback Loyalty announced plans to hire 78 new jobs.
Au pairs 'used as cheap childcare' and can be underpaid, exploited
New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.
Good news: Library company to create 25 new jobs at its Dublin HQ
Innovative, based in Dublin city centre, is set to double its workforce.
Hate hidden fees and extra charges? They will be a thing of the past from today
New legislation that boosts consumer rights comes into effect.
Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements
Stanley Black & Decker is moving 32 accountancy roles to Poland in September.
Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election
Independent TD John Halligan said the Department had been aware of the issue for some time.
70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth
The jobs were announced by underwater technology company Cathx Ocean and Becton Dixon, a medical technology company.
Helicopter leasing company lands in Dublin with some new jobs
Two other companies also announced the creation of jobs in Dublin today bringing the total to 48.
Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
A government and IDA Ireland target to get 50 per cent of all foreign direct investment in areas outside of the two main urban centres has been dropped from the Action Plan for Jobs.
Jobs Dept spent €222k on courses including whiteboard training and French lessons
Hundreds of euro was spent by the Department of Jobs on courses in French and whiteboard training in the last academic year, according to recently-released figures.
50 jobs created at Dublin pharmaceutical plant
Alexion Pharmaceuticals has already begun recruiting for the new jobs which are due to be in place by the end of the year.
24 new IT jobs created in Dundalk firm
The US multi-national works with clients in Ireland like the Road Safety Authority and the Irish Medical Council.
95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin
Both of the companies are involved in the software sector with recruitment for some of the positions already underway.
More than 60 new jobs for Limerick
WorldWide TechServices is setting up a European base in the city.
Good news: eBay to create 450 jobs in Dundalk
The new jobs will be in customer services, sales and compliance.
MEP criticises two government departments over tobacco industry meetings
The Department of Finance said each year its officials meet with representatives of all industries in the run up to the Budget.
More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin
Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.
Nanoscience institute secures funding and creates 50 new jobs
The non-Government funding of €8 million has resulted in 50 full time jobs.
Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday
What if our meteorological service could declare a bank holiday on a day when the weather is going to be good? One town council wants to see if it’s possible.
Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.
Bruton announces creation of 122 jobs in 5 companies
The announcement was made by the Minister this morning, with jobs created by five ‘emerging’ companies in three different locations.
Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?
Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.
Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?
From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.
Could Ireland move to the same time zone as central Europe?
No, it’s not part of the EU deal – but the Department of Enterprise has said there would be ‘definite benefits’ to joining France and Germany an hour ahead…
Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest
The third-level students had brought enough food to last several weeks – and a portable toilet – but left the building when Gardaí arrived on the scene.
Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime
Those convicted of hard-core competition offences could see fines of up to €5 million, while the maximum prison sentence will be doubled to 10 years.
Laid-off Talk Talk staff 'had trained the people who took their jobs'
Employees in Waterford have told how they travelled abroad to train staff at other centres, who will now be doing their jobs.
Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay
Minister Bruton is looking for a delay in the implementation of an obligation on workers to provide equal terms for agency staff as for permanent employees.