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# 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.

# workers - Friday 11 September, 2015

Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling

This will impact on employees without a fixed place of work.

# workers - Sunday 30 August, 2015

How well do you know your employment rights?

Here’s everything you should know…

# workers - 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 - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin

It’s an unpalatable solution politically, but the truth is workers and students need to be in a place while those in receipt of welfare cannot make the same claim.

# workers - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

McDonald's has apologised for telling staff on the French Riviera not to feed "tramps"

The fast food restaurant has been forced to apologise for a note it sent to staff members telling them not to feed the homeless.

# workers - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised?

ISME said an increase would have a “substantial knock-on effects for businesses”.

# workers - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'

Former Clerys workers struck a defiant tone at yesterday’s protest against job losses.

# workers - Monday 15 June, 2015

'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers

Government ministers say they will do everything in their power to support the 460 former employees of the store.

# workers - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Experts say desk workers should stand four hours a day - we tested it out

And we weren’t big fans of the idea – but maybe we’re just lazy.

# workers - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Four out of 10 companies won't be giving pay rises this year

Ibec has warned that the new public sector pay deal could create create “unrealistic wage expectation” in the private sector.

# workers - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are planning on going to work this weekend

Staff were told on Thursday evening that the store would be closed until further notice.

# workers - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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

“Out of the kitchens and into the streets.”

# workers - 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 - Monday 13 April, 2015

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign

The union is preparing a dossier of of incidents of victimisation and intimidation.

# workers - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'

Thousands of Dunnes Stores employees are out on strike today.

# workers - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Poll: Should employees have to speak only English while working? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employees have to speak only English while working?

One supermarket chain is requesting staff to only speak the language while working.

# workers - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

# workers - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Expensive childcare is leading to an increase in underpaid au pairs in Ireland

Childcare workers are gathered outside Leinster House to protest about a lack of government investment in the sector this afternoon.

# workers - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over 'unprecedented' pay rise hiatus.... eventually

The company said it will meet with staff from the National Bus and Rail Union in due course’.

# workers - Friday 19 December, 2014

Three-quarters of Dunnes Stores workers are on part-time flexible contracts

This comes from a survey carried out by Mandate Trade Union on worker satisfaction.

# workers - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

# workers - Friday 31 October, 2014

The 9-to-5 working day is an endangered species

“The days of turning up in the office at 9am and walking out the door at 5pm are long gone “

# workers - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

A new deal has been agreed between representatives on both sides and now awaits a vote from workers.

# workers - 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 - Monday 1 September, 2014

Dublin Bus needs someone to do drug and alcohol tests on its staff

The chosen contractor will be responsible for carrying out pre-employment tests as well as random testing on workers.

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# workers - Monday 25 August, 2014

Travelling to work? Don't forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# workers - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Smartphones are actually becoming our 24-hour offices

New technology is to blame for culture of working in your downtime.

# workers - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

The professional social network said it paid more than $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York.

# workers - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# workers - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund

Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.

# workers - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began

The strike lasted almost three years and Nelson Mandela later told the small group of workers that their stand had helped him to keep going during his time in prison.

# workers - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

# workers - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

IDA promises to help Bausch & Lomb as workers vote for massive cuts

The company has thanked workers for approving the plan to dramatically cut spending at the contact lens plant.

# workers - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Bausch & Lomb express 'gratitude' to workers for voting in favour of cost cutting measures

The company said it was always their preference to keep the plant open and promised to invest in the plant.

# workers - Monday 16 June, 2014

Domestic workers 'being exploited' in Ireland

Today is International Domestic Workers Day – and there are calls for the government to ratify an international convention.

'No one ever notices the cleaner'

Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.

# workers - Friday 13 June, 2014

No more strikes: M&S dispute ends as staff accept proposals

The protracted dispute involved Mandate Trade Union members at Marks & Spencers and had led to a strike last year.