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Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
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Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?

May 11th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,283 Views 4 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of work after Covid-19.

The Laws

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?
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Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?

Apr 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 11,762 Views 5 Comments

The right to disconnect allows employees to switch off from work outside of normal working hours, including the right to not respond immediately to emails, telephone calls or other messages.

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
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# Factfind

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like

Apr 15th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,724 Views 28 Comments

The government’s National Remote Work Strategy says that remote working will be a “permanent feature” after Covid-19.

Explainer: Ireland kind of has the right to disconnect - but how does it work?
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Explainer: Ireland kind of has the right to disconnect - but how does it work?

May 3rd 2021, 1:00 PM 20,583 Views 10 Comments

Workers can raise the matter with the Workplace Relations Commission.

The Pandemic Shift

They made the biggest sacrifices - but what will work be like for people whose jobs never stopped during the pandemic?
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They made the biggest sacrifices - but what will work be like for people whose jobs never stopped during the pandemic?

May 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 49,439 Views 24 Comments
  • Covid-19 changed how many of us work - but a great many still had to go to their jobs right throughout the pandemic.
  • Some feel they've been given little reward for putting themselves at risk to keep the country going.
  • There are fears that in the new "flexible" world of work, it'll be harder to retain people in some key industries.
A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic
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A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic

May 8th 2021, 7:30 AM 9,241 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to two people with very different experiences of the pandemic. A delivery rider who has had a long winter on the streets of Dublin city centre, and a businessman who has changed his priorities.

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?
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'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 6:45 AM 38,114 Views 29 Comments

Whether or not you’ll be asked to return to the office – and how often – will likely vary from company to company.

'None of us ever thought this would happen': How managers will have to re-learn how to do their jobs post-Covid
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# Work After Covid

'None of us ever thought this would happen': How managers will have to re-learn how to do their jobs post-Covid

Apr 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,673 Views 13 Comments

“That Industrial Revolution idea of being in the same place for eight hours should be put aside now. That time is over.”

'We're sometimes considered an afterthought': How people with disabilities see the post-Covid workplace
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'We're sometimes considered an afterthought': How people with disabilities see the post-Covid workplace

May 1st 2021, 1:00 PM 7,194 Views 2 Comments

“I wouldn’t like to see a world where people with disabilities feel they can only work from home.”

Opinion

Opinion: As we start thinking about what work will look like after Covid, it's a good time to look at Universal Basic Income
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Opinion: As we start thinking about what work will look like after Covid, it's a good time to look at Universal Basic Income

Apr 30th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,540 Views 25 Comments

Supporters argue that a basic income could help society to become more healthy, creative and encourage entrepreneurship.

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
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# Ireland Thinks

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic

May 9th 2021, 9:00 PM 34,414 Views 36 Comments

The Ireland Thinks poll found 20% of those working from home do so in their bedrooms.

The Cities

'We have to let people know what they're missing': The man tasked with getting Dubliners back to their city
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'We have to let people know what they're missing': The man tasked with getting Dubliners back to their city

Apr 29th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,688 Views 27 Comments
  • Dublin city has been shaken by the pandemic but the man in charge of its recovery is hopeful for its future, writes Sean Murray.
  • In the short term, it'll mean more pedestrianised streets and outdoor dining this summer.
  • Greater appreciation and use of the public realm may be a welcome legacy of the pandemic, according to the council official.
Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?
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Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?

May 9th 2021, 6:30 PM 60,254 Views 40 Comments

Estate agents are reporting an increased interest from Dublin dwellers looking to move out of the capital.

The Double Shift

'Your mammy brain and working woman brain should not be in the same room': Work and childcare after Covid
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'Your mammy brain and working woman brain should not be in the same room': Work and childcare after Covid

May 2nd 2021, 9:00 AM 23,567 Views 3 Comments

The Citizens Assembly has recommended a publicly-funded childcare model in future to address the high cost parents face.

Discussion

The burnout generation: Anne Helen Petersen on the future of work
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The burnout generation: Anne Helen Petersen on the future of work

May 6th 2021, 2:34 PM 12,688 Views 4 Comments

Here, we tease out some of the issues that will need to be tackled as we face into the “new” normal of working after Covid-19.

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
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Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

Apr 14th 2021, 9:00 AM 13,895 Views 30 Comments

We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?
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Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?

Apr 22nd 2021, 10:31 AM 6,081 Views 3 Comments

In this discussion journalists Christine Bohan, Sean Murray and Adam Daly answer your questions and explore their research into the future of work.