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# workers - Sunday 24 June, 2012

'It's imperative the left unites': How the ULA wants to become a political party

An alliance of three main groups, the United Left Alliance eventually wants to become a full political party but there are differences within the group about how quickly that should happen.

# workers - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Workers who get sick on holidays 'are entitled to another holiday'

That’s according to the Court of Justice of the European Union, which said today that if a worker becomes ill during annual leave, they are entitled to take that leave at another date.

# workers - Thursday 14 June, 2012

AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions AIB

AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions

Staff were informed of the plan in an email circulated today. Perks like gym memberships will also be cut.

# workers - Friday 25 May, 2012

Average €100 drop in weekly pay for many retail workers - union

Mandate said 18,000 of its members have seen their weekly take-home pay reduced by an average €100 in the last year.

# workers - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential round-up of today’s biggest news, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# workers - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Number of industrial disputes down in the first quarter of this year

While just one dispute was ongoing in the first quarter of 2012, there were three disputes ongoing during the same period last year.

# workers - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.

# workers - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Long before Google, the Soviets also had '20 per cent time'

Productivity and employee motivation drove both ideas – but how come one worked better than the other?

# workers - Monday 9 April, 2012

Vita Cortex workers "hopeful" about LRC meeting

Company representatives are to meet with the Labour Relations Commission again this week. The coordinator of the Vita Cortex workers’ online campaign spoke to about the reaction to the news.

# workers - Friday 30 March, 2012

Vita Cortex dispute escalates as workers barricade site

The workers are on the 106th day of their protest at the Cork factory and say they are frustrated with the lack of progress from negotiations.

# workers - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

"We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country Sit-In This post contains images

"We're resolute and ready to fight" - Game staff hold sit-ins around the country

Around 110 staff are holding sit-ins at eleven stores after the company said it was closing all its branches in Ireland – but would not be paying redundancy.

# workers - Saturday 24 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# workers - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Employment rises slightly in last quarter of 2011

However the unemployment rate remained unchanged from the previous quarter at 14.6 per cent.

# workers - Friday 13 January, 2012

Senator: Bank workers should be taught suicide awareness

Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins has said that banks have “moral and legal responsibilities to customers”, who may be under “untold pressure” to repay debts.

# workers - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Vita Cortex sit-in enters its tenth day - with no end in sight

A SIPTU delegation visited the 32 workers today, who are fighting to get redundancy payments from the company.

# workers - Thursday 22 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Top 10 jobs with the happiest workers Happiest Jobs This post contains images

Top 10 jobs with the happiest workers

Teacher, psychologists and – um, financial services sales people – are among the happiest workers out there.

# workers - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Seven out of ten Irish employees satisfied at work - survey

Employee survey by Peninsula Ireland finds that the number of people who are happy with their work has risen by almost 50 per cent since last year.

# workers - Monday 17 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# workers - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Who's got the dirtiest desk? Yuck

Who's got the dirtiest desk?

Lawyers and accountants have the dirtiest desks, according to a new survey. How dirty is yours?

# workers - Monday 12 September, 2011

Saab workers launch bankruptcy action against troubled car manufacturer

The move comes just a week after the company’s bankruptcy protection bid was rejected by a Swedish district court.

# workers - Friday 2 September, 2011

Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay

Minister Bruton is looking for a delay in the implementation of an obligation on workers to provide equal terms for agency staff as for permanent employees.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# workers - Monday 15 August, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# workers - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Nike workers in Indonesia say they are kicked and slapped

In one factory producing Converse runners, workers have described being hit and called names, and made to stand in the blazing sun.

# workers - Monday 11 July, 2011

Western Australia Jobs Minister on the hunt for Irish workers

Skilled workers are being invited to a seminar on Thursday in Dublin, with the WA Jobs Minister saying that they’ll take people back on the plane with them if possible.

# workers - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers Wages This post contains videos

Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers

Food industry groups have welcome the ruling which deems Joint Labour Committees rules on wages to be unconstitutional. They say it will lead to job creation.

# workers - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.

# workers - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Tuesday is the 'stress peak' of the week Tension Tuesday

Tuesday is the 'stress peak' of the week

Monday has a bad reputation – but stress is more likely to hit you on Tuesday (Remember: deep breaths…)

# workers - Thursday 19 August, 2010

FORTY EMPLOYEES AT the Bord na Móna power station in Longford have been taking off the payroll today following a dispute over pay. The workers claim they are owed money to cover loss of earnings while the Lough Ree power station was closed for three months for maintenance. The station is due to re-open next week. The company says the workers failed to fulfil their duties.

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