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#Employment

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A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.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

# employment - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts?

It’s been a confusing few days for employees.

# employment - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Almost one in six Irish households is jobless

The rate refers to households where no adult is working.

# employment - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working

The changes made in Budget 2000 caused considerable debate and controversy at the time, according to the ESRI.

# employment - Friday 26 January, 2018

Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view'

It is expected there will be an additional 89,000 people in work by the end of 2019.

# employment - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Looking for a new job? Lidl is hiring 100 people for its new distribution centre in Kildare

Kildare County Council has given the go-ahead for the new site on the Naas Road, Newbridge.

# employment - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions

EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men

# employment - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback

At the end of last year, the apprenticeship population was at about 13,000 and new registrations in 2018 are expected to reach over 6,000.

# employment - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit

House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.

# employment - Thursday 14 December, 2017

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

# employment - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors

The ESRI expects unemployment rates to fall to around 5% in 2018.

# employment - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Zero-hour contracts to be banned in most cases under new law

The new Bill to be published this week aims to tackle the casualisation of work.

# employment - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

# employment - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance

Blarney Castle is looking for a new keeper – we found out what the job involves.

# employment - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Poll: Should dole payments be linked to a person's PRSI contributions? Dole Scheme This post contains a poll

Poll: Should dole payments be linked to a person's PRSI contributions?

Similar social insurance contribution schemes exist in other countries in Europe.

# employment - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

# employment - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

# employment - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister

Catherine MurphyTD has raised serious concerns in the Dáil regarding the activation programme, JobPath.

# employment - Friday 1 September, 2017

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

# employment - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

# employment - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum

The worker said his manager “approached him in an aggressive manner.”

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