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# right to work

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Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work
Minister Catherine Martin says it’s unacceptable that perpetrators are often those with positions of authority.
'Considerable challenges': Direct Provision residents facing employment barriers despite right-to-work
Only 15% of the adult population of Direct Provision have taken up work since the right to work was granted last year.
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.
The tourism trade wants to hire asylum seekers to plug skills gaps
The hospitality sector has been complaining of growing staff shortages.
'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.
'Why not allow asylum seekers work where they want and pay taxes like everyone else?'
‘Why not allow asylum seekers work where they want and pay taxes like everyone else?’, writes Sorcha Grisewood.
'Left behind': People with disabilities four times less likely to be employed
A person with a disability is also twice as likely to leave a place of employment.