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# working-from-home - Thursday 9 June, 2022

'Sick child leave' and ten days domestic violence leave recommended for Work Life Balance Bill
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# Work Life Balance

'Sick child leave' and ten days domestic violence leave recommended for Work Life Balance Bill

Jun 9th 2022, 8:57 PM 28,080 Views 40 Comments

The Joint Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth today published its pre-legislative scrutiny report on the Bill.

# working-from-home - Monday 30 May, 2022

Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Almost one-third of workers would change jobs to guarantee working remotely, survey finds

May 30th 2022, 9:29 AM 13,156 Views 21 Comments

The third annual National Remote Working Survey found that 95% of respondents believe working remotely makes life easier.

# working-from-home - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

May 24th 2022, 10:57 AM 8,755 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

# working-from-home - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Parents to get five days unpaid leave to care for sick children

Parents to get five days unpaid leave to care for sick children

Apr 20th 2022, 1:19 PM 24,640 Views 23 Comments

Paid breastfeeding breaks will also be extended from six months to two years.

# working-from-home - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Plan for 'major shift’ on remote working for civil servants launched by government
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

Plan for 'major shift’ on remote working for civil servants launched by government

Mar 31st 2022, 1:34 PM 23,993 Views 27 Comments

Most civil servants will now be able to work remotely at least some of the time.

# working-from-home - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Ivana Bacik: Flexible work makes sense, so why is the government clinging to old ways?
# Stuck In Traffic
# Stuck In Traffic

Ivana Bacik: Flexible work makes sense, so why is the government clinging to old ways?

Updated Feb 9th 2022, 2:00 PM 20,565 Views 26 Comments

The TD says the conservatism being shown by Government on flexible working is in stark contrast to the need for radical change.

# working-from-home - Monday 7 February, 2022

Opinion: Hybrid work - is it offering the best or worst of two worlds?
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: Hybrid work - is it offering the best or worst of two worlds?

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 11:00 AM 34,554 Views 21 Comments

Rowena Hennigan says a mix of office and remote may not be the silver bullet for new work practices.

# working-from-home - Friday 28 January, 2022

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over
# Do It Right
# Do It Right

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over

Jan 28th 2022, 12:00 PM 30,892 Views 56 Comments

Labour Senator Marie Sherlock says the plans announced this week are not worth the paper they’re written on.

# working-from-home - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Opinion: We must now accept that office work will never be the same again
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: We must now accept that office work will never be the same again

Nov 23rd 2021, 7:00 PM 26,166 Views 14 Comments

Joanne Mangan of Grow Remote says there will be no ‘great return to the office’ and we now have a chance to make Ireland a world leader in remote practices.

# working-from-home - Friday 12 November, 2021

Taoiseach: Government 'will consider' NPHET's advice about people working from home
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach: Government 'will consider' NPHET's advice about people working from home

Updated Nov 12th 2021, 1:57 PM 58,320 Views 144 Comments

NPHET has asked the government to change its advice around a gradual return to workplaces.

Poll: Are you in a position to work remotely?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in a position to work remotely?

Nov 12th 2021, 11:12 AM 22,099 Views 32 Comments

The Government is expecting that NPHET will reinforce its message urging people to work from home where possible.

# working-from-home - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Budget 2022: Government considering two measures for people working from home
# WFH
# WFH

Budget 2022: Government considering two measures for people working from home

Oct 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 47,917 Views 29 Comments
  • Budget negotiations to continue this weekend on whether to give a tax break or cash boost to people working from home, reports Political Correspondent Christina Finn
  • Concerns raised that increasing the percentage someone can claim back on their bills might encourage people to be less careful about their household energy consumption.
  • The pension and welfare package will be a 'big part' of the Budget next week, says Varadkar

# working-from-home - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Poll: Are you ready to go back to working in an office next month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you ready to go back to working in an office next month?

Aug 31st 2021, 9:30 AM 62,772 Views 55 Comments

Will you be returning to an office when guidance changes?

# working-from-home - 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.

# working-from-home - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Career Coaching: A woman rejoining the workforce needs advice on Zoom interviews
# A New Column
# A New Column

Career Coaching: A woman rejoining the workforce needs advice on Zoom interviews

Jun 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,653 Views 8 Comments

In our new regular Voices column, career expert Sarah Geraghty offers advice to our readers who would like a change to their working life.

# working-from-home - Monday 19 April, 2021

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic

Apr 19th 2021, 6:10 AM 18,163 Views 14 Comments

Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.

# working-from-home - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Opinion: The commute is extinct - remote working can revive rural Ireland
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

Opinion: The commute is extinct - remote working can revive rural Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 29,265 Views 47 Comments

Grow Remote’s Joanne Mangan says remote working is here to stay so it’s time we all worked together to get it right.

# working-from-home - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Consultant spine surgeon: Movement is key to avoiding back pain in the remote working era
# Opinion
# Opinion

Consultant spine surgeon: Movement is key to avoiding back pain in the remote working era

Dec 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 61,925 Views 8 Comments

Derek Cawley says the change in our work habits and bad home office setups have contributed greatly to an increase in back pain.

# working-from-home - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Opinion: Remote working is here to stay, so let's approach it properly and get the balance right
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: Remote working is here to stay, so let's approach it properly and get the balance right

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 20,286 Views 21 Comments

Arlene Vithaldas, head of the UCC Academy says it’s time to unwind our old-world view of a workplace that includes a long commute to expensive offices.

# working-from-home - Monday 23 November, 2020

Opinion: There's no point asking employees to 'work from home' when employers hold all the cards
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: There's no point asking employees to 'work from home' when employers hold all the cards

Nov 23rd 2020, 5:05 PM 31,565 Views 14 Comments

As NPHET calls for more people to work from home, ICTU’s Dr Laura Bambrick says workers have no rights in law to work remotely, and this needs to change.

# working-from-home - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Employees 'too fearful' to tell bosses they should be adhering to working from home advice
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

Employees 'too fearful' to tell bosses they should be adhering to working from home advice

Nov 21st 2020, 6:45 AM 35,443 Views 32 Comments

This week the Tánaiste said the main reason more people are attending work now is the wider definition of essential work.

# working-from-home - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Tánaiste's department says remote working for its civil servants will be 'permanent feature' in future
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Tánaiste's department says remote working for its civil servants will be 'permanent feature' in future

Oct 31st 2020, 10:30 AM 65,624 Views 90 Comments

The Department of Business is set to spend up to €60,000 on a project to get the most out of its staff while home working.

# working-from-home - Saturday 17 October, 2020

The government's telling you to work from home - what if your boss insists you come in?
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

The government's telling you to work from home - what if your boss insists you come in?

Oct 17th 2020, 11:00 AM 50,345 Views 56 Comments

Yesterday Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the government is looking at giving workers a right to request to work remotely.

# working-from-home - Friday 16 October, 2020

Employees could be given a legal right to request home working, Tánaiste says
# WFH
# WFH

Employees could be given a legal right to request home working, Tánaiste says

Oct 16th 2020, 2:04 PM 44,309 Views 66 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the idea is being considered as part of a public consultation.

# working-from-home - Friday 25 September, 2020

Argentina lawmaker suspended after kissing his partner's breasts during video conference
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

Argentina lawmaker suspended after kissing his partner's breasts during video conference

Sep 25th 2020, 5:25 PM 169,058 Views 44 Comments

Juan Emilio Ameri said he did not think he was connected to the internet at that particular moment.

# working-from-home - Friday 28 August, 2020

UK government says there's a 'limit' on home working as fresh campaign urges people to return to the office
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

UK government says there's a 'limit' on home working as fresh campaign urges people to return to the office

Aug 28th 2020, 11:47 AM 28,855 Views 61 Comments

Currently in Ireland, the government is advising people who can work from home to do so.

# working-from-home - Sunday 23 August, 2020

'We're creatures of habit': Tips for those working from home as the nights get darker
# WFH
# WFH

'We're creatures of habit': Tips for those working from home as the nights get darker

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 PM 57,184 Views 30 Comments

Remote working – in some industries – could be here to stay for quite some time.

# working-from-home - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Opinion: We've adapted to remote working in a crisis - where do we go from here?
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: We've adapted to remote working in a crisis - where do we go from here?

Jul 26th 2020, 10:30 AM 16,639 Views 17 Comments

Rowena Hennigan is an expert in remote working. She says emergency remote working in the pandemic is not the way to approach remote working long term.

# working-from-home - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Working from home causes drop in many Irish employees' mental and physical health, survey finds
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Working from home causes drop in many Irish employees' mental and physical health, survey finds

Jul 22nd 2020, 6:32 PM 32,113 Views 45 Comments

Alcohol consumption and back and neck problems are also on the rise.

# working-from-home - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Ransomware and remote working: If Twitter can be breached, then every company must be vigilant
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ransomware and remote working: If Twitter can be breached, then every company must be vigilant

Jul 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,660 Views 5 Comments

Jacky Fox of Accenture Security outlines the security threats posed to busineses at the moment and offers some advice on how to handle this growing criminal activity.

# working-from-home - Monday 13 July, 2020

80% of people want a change from working in the office, survey finds
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

80% of people want a change from working in the office, survey finds

Jul 13th 2020, 7:42 AM 25,314 Views 57 Comments

Almost a quarter of people favour working two to three days a week from home and the rest in the office.

# working-from-home - Saturday 11 July, 2020

'Harder to switch off' or 'a massive relief': Four months on, how is the daily grind going for those working from home?
# WFH
# WFH

'Harder to switch off' or 'a massive relief': Four months on, how is the daily grind going for those working from home?

Jul 11th 2020, 9:00 AM 31,241 Views 45 Comments

There was a large and sudden move towards remote working from the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# working-from-home - Monday 1 June, 2020

The CSO wants people to 'tell Ireland’s story' of Covid-19
# Real Life Experiences
# Real Life Experiences

The CSO wants people to 'tell Ireland’s story' of Covid-19

Jun 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,995 Views 23 Comments

The work of the country’s census office has been hampered by the pandemic.

# working-from-home - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Twitter says employees can work from home 'forever' if they wish
# WFH
# WFH

Twitter says employees can work from home 'forever' if they wish

May 13th 2020, 8:04 AM 33,370 Views 46 Comments

Twitter’s EMEA headquarters are in Dublin where the company employees about 200 people.

# working-from-home - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Poll: Are you more productive working from home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you more productive working from home?

Apr 28th 2020, 11:05 AM 32,772 Views 67 Comments

According to a new survey from IrishJobs.ie around 90% of workers are now based at their homes.

# working-from-home - Friday 13 March, 2020

Open thread: Your tips for handling kids while working from home
# Tell Us
# Tell Us

Open thread: Your tips for handling kids while working from home

Mar 13th 2020, 11:54 AM 29,218 Views 67 Comments

Keeping kids occupied when schools are closed can be a challenge, not least when you’re also working from home.

# working-from-home - Thursday 7 April, 2016

10 essential facts of life for people who work from home
# Working From Home
From The Daily Edge
# Working From Home

10 essential facts of life for people who work from home

Apr 7th 2016, 6:05 PM 8,936 Views 2 Comments

“It must be so nice not having to get up early…” That’s what you think.

# working-from-home - Thursday 25 July, 2013

16 things only people who work from home will understand
# Home Office
From The Daily Edge
# Home Office

16 things only people who work from home will understand

Jul 25th 2013, 1:14 PM 21,420 Views 27 Comments

Freelancer? Jobseeker? Stay-at-home parent? We’re talking to you.