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#Department of Jobs

# department-of-jobs - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Should workers get paid bereavement leave?
# Grief
# Grief

Should workers get paid bereavement leave?

Jun 20th 2015, 8:45 AM 69,483 Views 55 Comments

There is no legal entitlement to it at present.

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Limerick and Cork are getting a jobs boost this morning
# Jobs Watch
# Jobs Watch

Limerick and Cork are getting a jobs boost this morning

Apr 16th 2015, 8:02 AM 8,912 Views 6 Comments

EPS and Payback Loyalty announced plans to hire 78 new jobs.

# department-of-jobs - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Au pairs 'used as cheap childcare' and can be underpaid, exploited
# Rights
# Rights

Au pairs 'used as cheap childcare' and can be underpaid, exploited

Oct 21st 2014, 8:42 AM 14,094 Views 42 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Good news: Library company to create 25 new jobs at its Dublin HQ
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news: Library company to create 25 new jobs at its Dublin HQ

Jun 26th 2014, 7:36 AM 8,018 Views 10 Comments

Innovative, based in Dublin city centre, is set to double its workforce.

# department-of-jobs - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Hate hidden fees and extra charges? They will be a thing of the past from today
# Hidden Charges
# Hidden Charges

Hate hidden fees and extra charges? They will be a thing of the past from today

Jun 14th 2014, 9:00 AM 18,127 Views 29 Comments

New legislation that boosts consumer rights comes into effect.

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements

Jun 5th 2014, 10:30 PM 50,176 Views 98 Comments

Stanley Black & Decker is moving 32 accountancy roles to Poland in September.

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election
# Bausch And Lomb
# Bausch And Lomb

Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election

May 29th 2014, 3:53 PM 12,819 Views 61 Comments

Independent TD John Halligan said the Department had been aware of the issue for some time.

# department-of-jobs - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth

May 7th 2014, 1:01 PM 20,711 Views 28 Comments

The jobs were announced by underwater technology company Cathx Ocean and Becton Dixon, a medical technology company.

# department-of-jobs - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Helicopter leasing company lands in Dublin with some new jobs
# Flying High
# Flying High

Helicopter leasing company lands in Dublin with some new jobs

Apr 15th 2014, 10:37 AM 9,715 Views 27 Comments

Two other companies also announced the creation of jobs in Dublin today bringing the total to 48.

# department-of-jobs - Monday 25 November, 2013

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
# Action Plan For Jobs
# Action Plan For Jobs

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running

Nov 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,955 Views 19 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Jobs Dept spent €222k on courses including whiteboard training and French lessons
# Department Of Jobs
# Department Of Jobs

Jobs Dept spent €222k on courses including whiteboard training and French lessons

Aug 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,837 Views 67 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Friday 26 July, 2013

50 jobs created at Dublin pharmaceutical plant
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

50 jobs created at Dublin pharmaceutical plant

Jul 26th 2013, 7:25 AM 7,213 Views 8 Comments

Alexion Pharmaceuticals has already begun recruiting for the new jobs which are due to be in place by the end of the year.

# department-of-jobs - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

24 new IT jobs created in Dundalk firm
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

24 new IT jobs created in Dundalk firm

Jun 4th 2013, 8:27 AM 4,437 Views 8 Comments

The US multi-national works with clients in Ireland like the Road Safety Authority and the Irish Medical Council.

# department-of-jobs - Friday 19 April, 2013

95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin

Apr 19th 2013, 7:26 AM 6,500 Views 22 Comments

Both of the companies are involved in the software sector with recruitment for some of the positions already underway.

# department-of-jobs - Friday 1 March, 2013

More than 60 new jobs for Limerick
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

More than 60 new jobs for Limerick

Mar 1st 2013, 10:34 AM 5,306 Views 24 Comments

WorldWide TechServices is setting up a European base in the city.

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Good news: eBay to create 450 jobs in Dundalk
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news: eBay to create 450 jobs in Dundalk

Feb 14th 2013, 11:27 AM 7,126 Views 61 Comments

The new jobs will be in customer services, sales and compliance.

# department-of-jobs - Monday 28 January, 2013

MEP criticises two government departments over tobacco industry meetings
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

MEP criticises two government departments over tobacco industry meetings

Jan 28th 2013, 3:32 PM 4,364 Views 14 Comments

The Department of Finance said each year its officials meet with representatives of all industries in the run up to the Budget.

# department-of-jobs - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin

Dec 12th 2012, 7:32 AM 4,928 Views 16 Comments

Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.

# department-of-jobs - Monday 19 November, 2012

Nanoscience institute secures funding and creates 50 new jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Nanoscience institute secures funding and creates 50 new jobs

Nov 19th 2012, 10:08 AM 2,944 Views 2 Comments

The non-Government funding of €8 million has resulted in 50 full time jobs.

# department-of-jobs - Friday 9 November, 2012

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday
# Weather
# Weather

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday

Nov 9th 2012, 2:30 PM 16,207 Views 49 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Friday 2 November, 2012

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:26 PM 8,022 Views 55 Comments

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# department-of-jobs - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Bruton announces creation of 122 jobs in 5 companies
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Bruton announces creation of 122 jobs in 5 companies

Oct 16th 2012, 7:24 AM 5,613 Views 14 Comments

The announcement was made by the Minister this morning, with jobs created by five ‘emerging’ companies in three different locations.

# department-of-jobs - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,477 Views 7 Comments

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
# Jobs
# Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

Oct 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,997 Views 43 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,001 Views 4 Comments

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

# department-of-jobs - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Could Ireland move to the same time zone as central Europe?
# One Hour Ahead
# One Hour Ahead

Could Ireland move to the same time zone as central Europe?

Dec 11th 2011, 1:16 PM 6,360 Views 51 Comments

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…

# department-of-jobs - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest
# Stop Fees
# Stop Fees

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

Nov 29th 2011, 4:36 PM 4,645 Views 73 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime
# White Collar Crime
# White Collar Crime

Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime

Sep 29th 2011, 2:49 PM 631 Views 10 Comments

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.

# department-of-jobs - Monday 12 September, 2011

Laid-off Talk Talk staff 'had trained the people who took their jobs'
# Talk Talk
# Talk Talk

Laid-off Talk Talk staff 'had trained the people who took their jobs'

Sep 12th 2011, 8:03 AM 1,483 Views 7 Comments

Employees in Waterford have told how they travelled abroad to train staff at other centres, who will now be doing their jobs.

# department-of-jobs - Friday 2 September, 2011

Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay
# Agency Staff
# Agency Staff

Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay

Sep 2nd 2011, 9:10 PM 343 Views 19 Comments

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.