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#Workers

# workers - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Survey places Dublin among most expensive cities for international workers
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Survey places Dublin among most expensive cities for international workers

Jun 29th 2022, 10:19 AM 14,819 Views 16 Comments

Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living Survey launched ranked Hong Kong as the most expensive city for expatriates.

# workers - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Moving income tax credits and bands will improve take-home pay, says Donohoe
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Moving income tax credits and bands will improve take-home pay, says Donohoe

Jun 15th 2022, 3:29 PM 26,629 Views 39 Comments

The finance minister says Government will use indexation to up peoples’ take-home pay.

# workers - Friday 6 May, 2022

McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay
# Rising Inflation
# Rising Inflation

McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay

May 6th 2022, 5:21 PM 18,862 Views 18 Comments

The talks will centre around the pay for 350,000 people who work in the public sector.

# workers - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Minimum wage rise leads to less hours in some cases - but workers still benefit overall
# ESRI
# ESRI

Minimum wage rise leads to less hours in some cases - but workers still benefit overall

Jan 12th 2022, 7:17 AM 20,219 Views 9 Comments

Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Irish minimum wage has increased on a yearly basis from 2016 onwards.

# workers - Saturday 11 December, 2021

US President Biden slams Kellogg's for replacing workers who are on strike

US President Biden slams Kellogg's for replacing workers who are on strike

Dec 11th 2021, 12:45 PM 39,008 Views 61 Comments

Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union rejected the company’s latest contract offer.

# workers - Thursday 26 August, 2021

ICTU asks government to continue full PUP rate for workers in unopened sectors
# Workers
# Workers

ICTU asks government to continue full PUP rate for workers in unopened sectors

Aug 26th 2021, 2:19 PM 12,189 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions outlined concerns it has for workers and workplaces ahead of next week’s reopening plans.

# workers - Friday 30 July, 2021

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

Jul 30th 2021, 12:38 PM 54,733 Views 77 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

# workers - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Bezos attracts criticism for thanking Amazon workers after space flight
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Bezos attracts criticism for thanking Amazon workers after space flight

Jul 21st 2021, 9:46 AM 29,597 Views 65 Comments

The company is facing increasing pressure to improve working conditions.

# workers - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety

Jul 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 13,010 Views 0 Comments

72 hours of work stoppages were due to commence from Monday.

# workers - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic
# On The Picket
# On The Picket

'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic

May 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 11,360 Views 14 Comments

Their picketing days are over but they are determined to keep fighting for workers’ protections.

# workers - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today
# Switching Off
# Switching Off

'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today

Apr 1st 2021, 6:15 AM 67,361 Views 29 Comments

The right to disconnect gives employees the right to switch off from work outside of normal working hours,

# workers - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Taoiseach: 'It is time to go back to remote working. We know it works'
# Work From Home
# Work From Home

Taoiseach: 'It is time to go back to remote working. We know it works'

Oct 14th 2020, 11:12 PM 82,735 Views 123 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there has been a slow creep back to the offices.

# workers - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers

Sep 8th 2020, 4:42 PM 20,612 Views 33 Comments

The dispute has lasted more than 150 days.

Liquidator withdraws negotiated deal after Debenhams workers occupy stores in Dublin and Cork
# Protests
# Protests

Liquidator withdraws negotiated deal after Debenhams workers occupy stores in Dublin and Cork

Updated Sep 8th 2020, 10:40 AM 68,149 Views 129 Comments

Workers at Henry Street store were arrested this morning.

# workers - Monday 7 September, 2020

PUP claims drop further as 1,500 education employees return to work
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

PUP claims drop further as 1,500 education employees return to work

Sep 7th 2020, 5:45 PM 25,832 Views 8 Comments

Claims are down 63% since the peak on 5 May.

# workers - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told
# Clusters
# Clusters

Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:49 PM 29,118 Views 39 Comments

Alan Kelly TD said we can’t have a situation where workers are going into meat plants having taken paracetamol or Calpol to hide their temperature.

# workers - Friday 7 August, 2020

Union calls for 'blanket testing' in meat factories as concern grows over recent clusters
# Meat Factories
# Meat Factories

Union calls for 'blanket testing' in meat factories as concern grows over recent clusters

Aug 7th 2020, 9:05 AM 28,146 Views 70 Comments

Siptu said it is possible some workers have symptoms but are not getting testing over a fear of losing income.

# workers - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'
# Protest
# Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Jul 21st 2020, 10:30 AM 24,560 Views 33 Comments

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

# workers - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Boohoo launches investigation into claims staff were being paid well below minimum wage
# Boo Hoo
# Boo Hoo

Boohoo launches investigation into claims staff were being paid well below minimum wage

Jul 8th 2020, 12:43 PM 44,169 Views 17 Comments

The Sunday Times last weekend reported that staff at a warehouse in England were paid as little as £3.50 per hour.

# workers - Monday 15 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
# LGBT
# LGBT

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

Jun 15th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,089 Views 24 Comments

The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

# workers - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Unions agree additional protections for workers with Construction Industry Federation
# Workers
# Workers

Unions agree additional protections for workers with Construction Industry Federation

May 21st 2020, 1:01 PM 12,526 Views 12 Comments

The agreement between the Trade Union Federation and the CIF was signed today.

# workers - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Bord na Móna employees will continue to turn up for work every day despite attempted lay-offs
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

Bord na Móna employees will continue to turn up for work every day despite attempted lay-offs

Apr 30th 2020, 4:50 PM 17,097 Views 17 Comments

Last week it was confirmed that up to 230 workers were to be removed from the company’s payroll.

# workers - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased
# Protection
# Protection

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased

Apr 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,390 Views 68 Comments

Unions are monitoring the situation but they say enforcement resources need to be increased.

# workers - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Most construction work will stop unless essential to pandemic, Harris says
# Essential Service
# Essential Service

Most construction work will stop unless essential to pandemic, Harris says

Mar 28th 2020, 1:38 PM 63,538 Views 17 Comments

Construction will not be on the list of essential non-retail services due to be published today, Harris confirmed.

# workers - Thursday 12 March, 2020

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers

Mar 12th 2020, 1:14 PM 53,782 Views 65 Comments

People are being advised to work from home if possible from 6pm today.

# workers - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

ICTU says employers should pay staff who are directed to self-isolate because of Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

ICTU says employers should pay staff who are directed to self-isolate because of Covid-19

Mar 3rd 2020, 8:11 PM 17,438 Views 58 Comments

The organisation says there has been “considerable public debate” on the issue in recent days.

# workers - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Plans to increase the higher rate tax band to €50,000 would cost €2.3bn, says Government tax group
# Taxman
# Taxman

Plans to increase the higher rate tax band to €50,000 would cost €2.3bn, says Government tax group

Jul 18th 2019, 11:51 AM 19,670 Views 85 Comments

The paper warns that further reductions in the USC could lead to a “narrowing of the tax base”.

Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford
# The Agora Companies
# The Agora Companies

Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford

Jul 18th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,122 Views 1 Comment

The Agora Companies is a consortium of more than 40 media companies around the world.

# workers - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

Jun 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,288 Views 10 Comments

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

# workers - Monday 8 April, 2019

Opinion: The Limerick Soviet of 1919 is part of a hidden history of Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Limerick Soviet of 1919 is part of a hidden history of Ireland

Apr 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 23,425 Views 45 Comments

This battle was part of a momentous ‘Game of Thrones’ to decide who would rule Ireland: British imperialism, Irish capitalism or the working class, writes Cian Prendiville.

# workers - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Poll: Should employers be banned from keeping workers tips?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should employers be banned from keeping workers tips?

Feb 21st 2019, 7:59 AM 39,802 Views 65 Comments

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

# workers - Monday 3 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 17,518 Views 34 Comments

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
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,143 Views 39 Comments

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
# Snochia Moseley
# Snochia Moseley

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

Updated Sep 21st 2018, 10:41 PM 32,431 Views 56 Comments

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
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago

Sep 18th 2018, 7:21 AM 29,506 Views 78 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

Aug 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 15,278 Views 19 Comments

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
# Sports Direct
# Sports Direct

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

Aug 10th 2018, 6:49 PM 11,764 Views 11 Comments

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
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

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

Jul 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 17,364 Views 13 Comments

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
# Right To Work
# Right To Work

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Jun 27th 2018, 4:58 PM 49,809 Views 148 Comments

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 Beast
# The Beast

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

Mar 1st 2018, 12:24 PM 52,366 Views 65 Comments

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

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