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#Workers

# workers - Monday 3 December, 2018

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list

The secretary general of the department said 3,000 staff members are over 55.

# workers - 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 - Friday 21 September, 2018

Woman who shot dead three people in Maryland had history of mental illness, police say

Four people, including the shooter, died following the incident in Aberdeen, Maryland, yesterday morning.

# workers - 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.

# workers - 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.

# workers - Friday 10 August, 2018

Mandate trade union seeks meeting over future of House of Fraser Dundrum

It emerged today that the chain was bought up by the British group Sports Direct.

# workers - Friday 6 July, 2018

Six stores closed as over 240 Lloyds Pharmacy workers to take part in a strike today

Workers who are members of the trade union Mandate will picket stores across the country.

# workers - 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.

# workers - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm

The ISME said many businesses can not afford to pay staff if they do not come to work.

# workers - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

# workers - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

# workers - Monday 4 December, 2017

'This should not be tolerated': ICTU says more of us are working precariously in Ireland

Last year, 7% of the Republic of Ireland workforce was working in temporary unemployment.

# workers - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Minimum wage: Taoiseach welcomes recommendation of €9.55 per hour

The ‘living wage’ currently stands at €11.70 an hour.

# workers - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm

People who work more than 55 hours a week are at risk of atrial fibrillation.

# workers - Friday 28 April, 2017

'No plans for zero hours contracts' for McDonalds in Ireland after UK u-turn Loving It This post contains a poll

'No plans for zero hours contracts' for McDonalds in Ireland after UK u-turn

The government has promised to bring forth new proposals to tackle zero hours contracts here.

# workers - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'We were there almost 37 years... it was like a family bereavement': Clerys workers speak out after deal reached

A deal was reached this week which will see the old building redeveloped.

# workers - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Clerys workers are going to get a settlement, almost two years after the department store shut down

The full details of the settlement are confidential.

# workers - Sunday 26 February, 2017

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

# workers - Monday 16 January, 2017

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts

Plans to cut overtime emerged last week and unions have warned people in rural areas would be particularly affected.

# workers - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Good news for Irish workers as most companies plan pay hikes in 2017

Just under three quarters of businesses expect to pay their staff more next year.

# workers - Sunday 16 October, 2016

FactCheck: How many workers are on the minimum wage?

FactCheck attempts to referee a post-Budget dispute between a Fine Gael Junior Minister and an AAA-PBP TD.

# workers - Friday 7 October, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers have accepted a new pay deal

The acceptance means that no further strike days will go ahead.

# workers - Friday 9 September, 2016

"It's ridiculous": Ex-HMV staff left waiting for pay as company goes into liquidation

One staff member said they were told they would be paid today, but the liquidation occurred yesterday.

# workers - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

# workers - 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 - Monday 27 June, 2016

Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff

The NBRU said that drivers have not ruled out industrial action in pursuit of their claim.

# workers - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers

It’s understood the strike had taken place as a result of three workers being let go from their jobs by text message last Friday.

# workers - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU

The Communication Workers Union is meeting in Galway today.

# workers - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Filthy rooms, withheld pay, confiscated passports: claims of abuse at Qatar World Cup site

A new Amnesty report accuses the Gulf state of exploiting workers as it prepares for the 2022 tournament.

# workers - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Holding Luas strikes on such important days will cost other workers dearly

Unions need to realise it’s not 1913 anymore. There are laws and institutions to protect workers now, writes Aaron McKenna.

# workers - Friday 12 February, 2016

Awkward – UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women

The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.

# workers - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

999 workers vote in favour of industrial action in row over pay and 'length of toilet breaks'

The company charged with running 999 call centres, Conduit Global, says it has improved working conditions for staff.

# workers - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way

The supermarket giant is seeking to place all staff of greater than 20 years service on new, vastly-reduced, contracts.

# workers - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Bringing mindfulness into the workforce makes good business sense

Overwhelmed employees are the most significant challenge to business success in Ireland, writes Joanne O’Malley.

# workers - Friday 18 December, 2015

Airport workers suspended and one fired for security check on Foreign Minister

At least three workers at Melbourne airport were suspended and one security guard was fired in relation the the incident.

# workers - Friday 20 November, 2015

Another Irish Water row: Workers may go on strike over job cuts

Workers are concerned about the planned reduction of frontline staff numbers.

# workers - Friday 13 November, 2015

Construction workers were invited into Drumm family home for meals, judge told

A project manager who oversaw work on Drumm’s house has written a letter of support for the ex-Anglo chief.

# workers - Friday 16 October, 2015

Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest

Independent councillor Cieran Perry was arrested during the Greyhound lockout last year.

# workers - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Stress is making a lot of you take time off work Stressed Out This post contains a poll

Stress is making a lot of you take time off work

After injuries to workers, stress is the second most common reason for people taking time off work.

# workers - Monday 5 October, 2015

Strike that disrupted postal services called off

An Post says normal working in mails processing centres will resume this evening.

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