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#Employees

# employees - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue

The workers staged a sit-in at the premises for 19 days in total.

# employees - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements

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

# employees - Friday 23 May, 2014

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

# employees - Monday 28 April, 2014

Union hits out at Dunnes over workers' contracts lower than 15 hours per week

Mandate launched the ‘Decency for Dunnes Workers Campaign at the unions Biennial Delegate Conference in Killarney.

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

There have been 569 robberies in betting shops across the country in the last three years.

# employees - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Tesco to close store at NAMA-owned shopping centre

Staff who were told of the decision today were assured that the company will work with them to find alternative opportunities elsewhere in the business.

# employees - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Irish Water workers told to use toilets at petrol stations, claims union

SIPTU says some of the main contractors installing water meters are not honouring agreements made about pay and benefits for workers.

More than a quarter of LGB employees have been harassed at work

The research found that employees who were out at work were more committed to their employer than employees who were not out.

# employees - Friday 28 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# employees - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Column: Why we need to ban zero-hours contracts

Working on a zero-hours contract means you can’t budget or plan your life – and causes people to become stuck in a cycle of poverty, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# employees - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Irish workplaces among worst in Europe for bullying

Trade union SIPTU deals with a ‘substantial’ number of bullying cases but said a legal definition of it is needed in Ireland if victims are to get any justice.

# employees - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# employees - Monday 20 January, 2014

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute UCC

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute

Workers claim there is pay inequity between them and a number of their counterparts in UCC who are doing the same job.

# employees - Monday 6 January, 2014

Facebook an unreliable way to judge future employees, study finds

The study found that a person’s Facebook profile had no bearing on their overall job performance.

# employees - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge McDonald's worker accidentally hands couple bag of cash instead of food Money For Nothing

McDonald's worker accidentally hands couple bag of cash instead of food

They came for curly fries. They left with so much more.

# employees - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Burton calls for 'living wage' and says welfare state makes employers 'efficient'

The Minister for Social Protection has made a significant speech on the welfare state today.

# employees - Friday 27 September, 2013

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse

There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.

# employees - Friday 6 September, 2013

Despite recession, Ireland still crying out for high-skilled workers from abroad

Almost 4 per cent of Ireland’s workers come from outside the European Economic Area, according to new ESRI research.

# employees - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Some Dublin Bus workers accept Labour Court proposals...

…but drivers already rejected them last week.

# employees - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Is Airbnb planning to set up shop in Ireland?

The company has decided to change its international strategy and is looking at establishing a European hub.

# employees - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly

Newly-published bill concerning employees who report wrongdoing outlines extra measures to protect them.

# employees - Sunday 30 June, 2013

# employees - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Why businesses should care how well their employees sleep

New research suggests stress messes with our sleep.

# employees - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

The country’s economy has surged into second place globally, but industrial safety conditions are not good.

# employees - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Workers in Ireland earn an average of €697 a week

Workers in administrative and support services have seen an increase on last year while those employed in construction have fared worst.

# employees - Thursday 16 May, 2013

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums

Additional cash savings of €330,000 are expected to be made from contributions by executives, and directors also face a 20 per cent pay cut.

# employees - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Column: 7 signs to alert employers a colleague is experiencing difficulties

Employers play a key role in tackling mental health writes Dr Kara McGann, who says in these tough economic times managers need to be pro-active and aware of the issues.

67pc of employees have considered changing job due to cost of commute

A new survey has also revealed that over half of employees have asked for an increase to cover this cost.

# employees - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Civil servant union to recommend No vote on Croke Park II

The AHCPS which represents more than 2,700 public sector workers says its members have already taken pay reductions of at least 15 per cent.

# employees - Friday 15 February, 2013

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills

As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.

# employees - Friday 8 February, 2013

HMV to shut 66 British stores in next two months HMV

HMV to shut 66 British stores in next two months

The move could see up to 1,000 HMV employees lose their jobs.

# employees - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Almost 70% of Irish workers admit to online shopping at work

41 per cent of employees also admit to sending personal emails from company accounts. Are you guilty of this?

# employees - Monday 7 January, 2013

Labour Relations Committee conference to be held over Tara Mines jobs

On Thursday management at the zinc mine put its entire workforce of 670 employees on protective notice.

# employees - Friday 4 January, 2013

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers to cut 83 jobs in Dublin

The company informed staff of the decision to outsource its warehouse and transport operations today.

# employees - Friday 21 December, 2012

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work

A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.

# employees - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Algorithm predicts how long workers will stay at a job

Certain factors – even the number of social media accounts you have – can indicate whether you will be likely to stay on in a particular workplace.

State has 'saved €5.3m' on rent in 2012

OPW has been reducing office space and car spaces as number of State employees leave the fold – cutting cost of rented offices by one-third since 2008.

# employees - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Top execs pension contributions 36 times more than other staff

ESRI research shows companies contribute an average of €100,000 for top executives compared to just €2,700 for other employees.

# employees - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'

High-skilled – but high wage-earners – are among those most likely to be let go, finds Columbia University research.

# employees - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

More than half of Irish companies ignore workers' birthdays - survey

In a shock revelation the survey also showed employees would love a day off as a birthday gesture from their bosses.