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#Employment

# employment - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

# employment - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

What would change if the government gave everyone in Ireland €200 a week?

It could empower Irish workers, but is it really the best solution for the country’s poorest and most vulnerable citizens?

Could a €200-per-week basic income make Irish people happier - and more motivated?

How likely is the idea to work here? We discuss the pros and cons in episode five of Ireland 2029.

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment

5,821 people were subject to ‘penalty rates’ during the first half of the year.

# employment - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford

The Agora Companies is a consortium of more than 40 media companies around the world.

# employment - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

There are pros and cons.

# employment - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

# employment - Friday 21 June, 2019

Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath

Over 226,851 people have engaged with the government’s JobPath service in the last four years.

# employment - Thursday 20 June, 2019

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation

The move will see the company’s Irish workforce expand by two thirds.

# employment - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

# employment - Saturday 6 April, 2019

There has been a spike in managers buying into the multibillion-dollar life coaching business

Industry experts say execs are looking for skills to help them hang on to staff.

# employment - Monday 4 March, 2019

What are the new 'casual employment' laws that came into force today?

Zero-hour contracts are banned in most circumstances from today.

# employment - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Irish tech company announces 150 new jobs in Dublin

Workhuman also announced a €4 million investment into its headquarters in Dublin.

# employment - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000

The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court this week.

# employment - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme

# employment - Monday 7 January, 2019

Poll: Are you looking for a new job this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you looking for a new job this year?

More than half of employers expect to lose employees this year.

# employment - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs

The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.

# employment - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland

This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.

# employment - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

New laws banning zero hour contracts 'in most circumstances' to be in place in March

The minister described it as one of the most significant changes ‘in a generation’.

There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show

61,900 additional people entered employment in 2017, according to the latest National Skills Bulletin.

# employment - Monday 3 December, 2018

Opinion: When I became disabled I thought I had no future but now I'm studying for a PhD

I thought my life was as good as over when I became disabled and lost my business, but studying at the National Learning Network changed everything, writes Keith Murphy.

# employment - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.

# employment - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested

The budding industry is crying out for talent.

# employment - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year

Social welfare fraud totalled €38.4 million in 2017, down from €41 million in 2016.

# employment - Monday 19 November, 2018

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate Tax

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate

A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.

# employment - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case WRC

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case

During an investigation, the man told his employer that he did not know that the emergency stop button was only to be used in actual emergencies.

# employment - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth

The ESRI said a neutral Budget may be the best option next month.

# employment - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago

The net pay of single income earners on €35,000 is down 3% or €964 compared to 2008.

# employment - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work'

The founder of a company that specialises in finding mothers flexible employment describes what she’s discovered about this topic through her work.

# employment - Saturday 25 August, 2018

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

# employment - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Charity shop manager sacked after missing sales targets is awarded compensation

The employer argued that the woman was still on probation at the time.

# employment - Monday 16 July, 2018

Krispy Kreme to create 150 jobs in Dublin

The store will be located adjacent Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.

# employment - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Company ordered to pay €10,000 over unfair dismissal of pregnant employee

The woman was dismissed six weeks after she started the role.

# employment - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Five officials sought 'cooling-off period' waivers before taking up lobbying jobs

The purpose of a ‘cooling-off’ period is to prevent the use of insider information.

# employment - 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.

# employment - Friday 22 June, 2018

Trade union: 'RTÉ can no longer justify bogus employment contracts'

A report found that a quarter of RTÉ freelance contracts have features “akin to employment”.

# employment - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'Are there no people with disabilities north of Dublin?': Anger over lack of funding in northwest

An organisation in “urgent need of funding” has criticised the lack of funding given to projects in the northwest as part of a new initiative.

# employment - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised?

A previous increase in the rate did not lead to greater unemployment among minimum wage workers.

# employment - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal

The WRC adjudicated that his firing was “not within the band of reasonableness required of an employer”.

# employment - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here

Critics say the barriers that remain in place act as a deterrent for asylum seekers to get an employment permit.

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