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#employers

# employers - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

# employers - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm

The ISME said many businesses can not afford to pay staff if they do not come to work.

# employers - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work

During Storm Ophelia’s red alert there was confusion as to whether people should go to work or remain at home.

# employers - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far

“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.

# employers - 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%.

# employers - Monday 7 August, 2017

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'

Meanwhile, just 3% of Irish exporters have a Brexit plan in place, according to a new survey.

# employers - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'You could have to live with the guilt': Warning to employers over staff driving laws

New campaign to highlight employer’s responsibility to workers who drive.

# employers - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

# employers - Thursday 14 July, 2016

A major business lobby group wants a €1 BILLION social housing spend

Businesses are increasingly viewing the homeless crisis in Ireland as an obstacle to economic growth.

# employers - Monday 4 July, 2016

Lots of jobs out there for graduates - but employers say they don't have the communication skills

The new GradIreland survey on graduate salaries and recruitment trends has found that lack of communication skills is a real concern for employers, writes Ruairi Kavanagh.

# employers - Friday 24 June, 2016

Government puts contingency plans in place after shock Brexit result

The contingency framework will monitor issues as negotiations about Britain’s EU membership continue.

# employers - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Do you really need your bosses to prove how much they love you?

There’s a problem with work relationships. We nurture them and expect them to be like our personal ones. But they’re not and can never be, writes Karen Frampton.

# employers - Monday 7 December, 2015

This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions

Full benefit comes after 43 years of contributions.

# employers - Friday 6 November, 2015

'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'

We are not the ones that employers need to be worried about. They need to be conscious of their existing employees who are struggling with their mental health but are afraid to say so for fear of discrimination, writes Miriam Dowling.

# employers - Sunday 30 August, 2015

How well do you know your employment rights?

Here’s everything you should know…

# employers - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour...

Non-nationals and certain ethnicities are reporting worrying (and varying) levels of employer bias, and apparently the recession has nothing to do with it.

# employers - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...

The competition for top talent is red hot now – here’s how to make sure you get the candidates that will make your company succeed.

# employers - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

# employers - Friday 16 January, 2015

Opinion: The secret to managing a stress-free employee review

January is the time of year when most employees have a performance appraisal with their manager – but what are the benefits and potential pitfalls facing the employer?

# employers - Monday 22 December, 2014

Ireland's economy grew 'spectacularly' this year

Ibec believes the economy grew by 5.7%.

# employers - Monday 29 September, 2014

Some employers will take half of job interview candidates from Live Register

A new charter for employers has been launched by the Tánaiste Joan Burton today.

# employers - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

More professional jobs available - but wages offered are too low

Expectations of workers and employers vary and firms need to gauge what to offer candidates in high demand areas like tech and engineering.

# employers - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Employment dispute resolution: Five agencies to merge

The labour relations process had been described as “difficult to comprehend.”

# employers - Monday 7 July, 2014

Michael Noonan says that Ibec's budget sums "are at best a guesstimate"

The employers’ group says that now is the time to give consumers a break from austerity.

# employers - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

# employers - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Opinion: Are you hiring? Here's how to choose the right employee for your company

Most people think in terms of qualifications, skills and experience when they are looking to hire – but an employee is much more than that.

# employers - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Joan Burton's department has refused to name most of the companies who use JobBridge

Sixty-eight per cent of companies who advertised over 9,000 posts on the JobBridge asked to remain anonymous.

# employers - 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.

# employers - 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.

# employers - 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.

# employers - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

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.

# employers - 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.

# employers - 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…

# employers - 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.

# employers - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories

The largest decrease, of around seven euro a week, was recorded in the hospitality sector. The largest increase was in construction.

# employers - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Richard Bruton: I'm not going to raise the minimum wage

Richard Bruton rules out any immediate adjustments to the minimum wage rate despite recent comments from Cabinet colleague Joan Burton.

# employers - Sunday 30 June, 2013

# employers - Sunday 16 June, 2013

‘Put her back in her box’: ISME slams Burton’s call to raise minimum wage

The small and medium-sized firms’ body says increasing the minimum wage forces employers to pay more than the going rate.

Poll: Should we increase the minimum wage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we increase the minimum wage?

Minister Joan Burton has called for a rise in the current wage of €8.65 per hour. Do you agree with her?

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