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#workers rights

# workers-rights - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Poll: Should employers be banned from keeping workers tips? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employers be banned from keeping workers tips?

Yesterday, a bill to give workers a legal right to their tips passed Committee stage with all-party support.

# workers-rights - Saturday 8 December, 2018

16 years of precarious work in English language schools caused me to develop anxiety

I felt anxious, alienated and depressed. Irish workers must unite to resist the creeping casualisation of work, writes Keith Murdiff.

# workers-rights - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review

PDFORRA, which represents soldiers, sailors and aircrew has been campaigning for trade union rights.

# workers-rights - Monday 11 December, 2017

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'

One in four fishermen have experienced verbal or physical abuse, according to a new report.

# workers-rights - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.

# workers-rights - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

# workers-rights - Thursday 11 May, 2017

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

# workers-rights - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Worked for €2 an hour and forced to break the law - the plight of Ireland's au pairs

Camilla would routinely work 14 hour days for little money.

# workers-rights - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night Not Your Mother This post contains videos

VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night

“I did not come in here to do what your mother should have done and put manners on you.”

# workers-rights - Friday 13 May, 2016

Factory workers in the US wear nappies as they can't take bathroom breaks

Factory workers in the US wear nappies as they can't take bathroom breaks

The revelation has come out in a report from Oxfam America.

# workers-rights - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Retirement, new jobs and better laws: Clerys workers proud and positive after 'appalling' treatment

A review was announced today to try to stop a repeat of what happened to the 460 Clerys workers.

# workers-rights - Sunday 30 August, 2015

How well do you know your employment rights?

Here’s everything you should know…

# workers-rights - Friday 28 August, 2015

'I gave 45 years to the store': After 11 weeks, former Clerys staff aren't going away

400 people lost their jobs overnight when the store closed suddenly.

# workers-rights - Sunday 21 June, 2015

'If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you'

Au pairs are working in up to 20,000 Irish homes – many working around the clock for not much pay.

# workers-rights - Thursday 21 May, 2015

McDonald's workers protest "poverty wages" and demand $15/hour

“Out of the kitchens and into the streets.”

# workers-rights - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

# workers-rights - Friday 17 April, 2015

"If you were loyal to the company, your pregnancy would not be an issue”

Agnieszka Sobczyk has been awarded €10,000 in compensation after being fired.

# workers-rights - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

# workers-rights - Monday 25 August, 2014

Dunnes Stores workers' case set for the Labour Court

This comes after continued refusal from the retailer to engage with trade union representatives.

# workers-rights - Friday 22 August, 2014

Woman sacked for cursing and flirting at work fights back - gets €12,500

Refuse company Oxigen didn’t like Janet Mooney’s “colourful language”.

# workers-rights - 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.