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# working-hours - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Opinion: Technology was meant to be our great liberator but instead it became our prison
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Technology was meant to be our great liberator but instead it became our prison

Jun 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,647 Views 26 Comments

We’re addicted to technology but as with most addictions, we don’t believe we have a problem, writes Shane Cradock.

# working-hours - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society

Jul 12th 2018, 7:31 AM 30,776 Views 106 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there are 600 more gardaí now than two years ago.

# working-hours - Monday 13 November, 2017

Health minister says the €60 price tag to see a GP is too expensive
# Gp Contract
# Gp Contract

Health minister says the €60 price tag to see a GP is too expensive

Nov 13th 2017, 4:10 PM 37,508 Views 104 Comments

The minister said he would not compromise on his view that such fees are too high.

# working-hours - Friday 16 December, 2016

Spain might move its clocks back in a bid to end long working days
# No More Siesta
# No More Siesta

Spain might move its clocks back in a bid to end long working days

Dec 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 15,928 Views 15 Comments

Its Labour Minister wants to bring Spain’s working day into line with the rest of Europe.

# working-hours - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Minister says gardaí can no longer be required to work without rest or meal breaks
# High Court
# High Court

Minister says gardaí can no longer be required to work without rest or meal breaks

Oct 12th 2016, 6:18 PM 21,391 Views 0 Comments

At present gardaí are excluded from an EU working time directive which states that people working longer than six-hour shifts be granted rest and meal breaks.

# working-hours - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí to be balloted on updated roster
# Changing Times
# Changing Times

Rank-and-file gardaí to be balloted on updated roster

Mar 10th 2016, 5:29 PM 13,536 Views 38 Comments

Members will vote next month on whether to accept an updated version of the Westmantown roster.

# working-hours - Monday 13 April, 2015

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign
# Dismissals
# Dismissals

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 23,364 Views 87 Comments

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

# working-hours - Thursday 2 April, 2015

As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer
# Holy Thursday
# Holy Thursday

As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:30 AM 54,767 Views 166 Comments

More than half of the company’s employees are on strike over “fair pay” and “a precarious working environment”.

# working-hours - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Irish businesses urged to give female staff time off work for cervical screenings
# Checked Out
# Checked Out

Irish businesses urged to give female staff time off work for cervical screenings

Jan 28th 2015, 10:45 AM 9,992 Views 32 Comments

One in every five Irish women do not attend a cervical screening when invited.

# working-hours - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped
# No Longer Needed
# No Longer Needed

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped

Oct 29th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,526 Views 34 Comments

The section that is being deleted allowed public service employers to take steps that would impact on non-core pay and working hours.

# working-hours - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Here's how many Irish people get the minimum wage...
# The Grind
# The Grind

Here's how many Irish people get the minimum wage...

Aug 12th 2014, 3:02 PM 22,710 Views 38 Comments

… It is less than you would think.

# working-hours - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Men in Ireland work 3.3 hours a week more than women
# Working 9 To 5ish
# Working 9 To 5ish

Men in Ireland work 3.3 hours a week more than women

Jun 24th 2014, 3:09 PM 9,910 Views 111 Comments

While Ireland has the eighth highest agreed working hours in the EU, we actually work the sixth fewest number of hours.

# working-hours - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Aer Lingus services resume after cabin crew strike
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus services resume after cabin crew strike

May 31st 2014, 9:09 AM 6,756 Views 38 Comments

The airline was forced to ground almost all its flights yesterday, at an estimated cost of €10m, over a work schedule dispute.

# working-hours - Monday 24 February, 2014

Some care staff are working seven 'sleepover' shifts a fortnight say unions
# 63 Hour Week
# 63 Hour Week

Some care staff are working seven 'sleepover' shifts a fortnight say unions

Feb 24th 2014, 7:05 AM 15,486 Views 19 Comments

SIPTU and IMPACT have lodged a complaint with the European Commission.

# working-hours - Friday 15 November, 2013

"We are putting our trust in the HSE" - junior doctors
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

"We are putting our trust in the HSE" - junior doctors

Nov 15th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,679 Views 11 Comments

Junior doctors have voted to accept a proposal to end shifts lasting more than 24 hours.

# working-hours - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O'Leary to negotiate single contract
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O'Leary to negotiate single contract

Oct 29th 2013, 9:55 PM 9,572 Views 24 Comments

The group wants O’Leary to negotiate a single contract that applies to all pilots flying for the airline.

# working-hours - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours
# Deal
# Deal

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours

Oct 17th 2013, 10:20 AM 4,701 Views 24 Comments

Managers will also face sanctions if they do not comply with the new rules.

# working-hours - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Talks between the IMO and HSE resume today
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

Talks between the IMO and HSE resume today

Oct 15th 2013, 8:30 AM 2,063 Views 9 Comments

Last week, the IMO said progress had been made in the talks.

# working-hours - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night
# Dispute
# Dispute

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night

Oct 9th 2013, 10:58 PM 3,533 Views 20 Comments

They will resume the talks on doctors’ hours tomorrow. There is no official news as yet of a breakthrough in talks.

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today

Oct 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 4,670 Views 15 Comments

Following this morning’s meeting the IMO has agreed to attend the Labour Relations Commission today at midday.

# working-hours - Friday 27 September, 2013

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors
# Doctors Strike
# Doctors Strike

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors

Sep 27th 2013, 11:15 PM 9,605 Views 31 Comments

The 24 hour action was postponed for a week, and then suspending indefinitely. But the IMO is now accusing the HSE of lacking “real engagement”.

# working-hours - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'
# Talks
# Talks

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

Sep 22nd 2013, 2:22 PM 6,914 Views 10 Comments

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

# working-hours - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,426 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

# working-hours - Thursday 15 August, 2013

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours
# IMO
# IMO

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours

Aug 15th 2013, 3:29 PM 6,400 Views 18 Comments

The IMO says it plans to outline “the HSE’s ongoing failure to comply with the European Working Time Directive” when it meets the Commission.

# working-hours - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Column: The Haddington Road deal is just the same as the last, with a few tweaks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Haddington Road deal is just the same as the last, with a few tweaks

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 65 Views 127 Comments

Instead of uniting against this draconian piece of legislation, the unions are operating under a ‘me fein’ attitude that will help no one, writes Kieran Allen.

# working-hours - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement

Mar 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 51 Views 93 Comments

Croke Park 2 is a serious reversal of rights won by trade unions over decades. If rejected, it will be the union leaders that will come under question, writes Kieran Allen.

# working-hours - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Doctors' pay must be cut in order to limit working times: Reilly
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

Doctors' pay must be cut in order to limit working times: Reilly

Feb 20th 2013, 7:18 PM 13,177 Views 136 Comments

The Minister for Health says Ireland can only follow EU rules on working hours for doctors if they’re paid less.

# working-hours - Monday 18 February, 2013

Explainer: What’s on the table in the Croke Park talks?
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Explainer: What’s on the table in the Croke Park talks?

Feb 18th 2013, 2:45 PM 24,869 Views 75 Comments

The government is seeking additional savings from the public sector, setting it on a collision course with unions. Here’s what it’s all about…

# working-hours - Monday 2 January, 2012

Slideshow: The world's 12 best places to live and work
# Best Places
# Best Places

Slideshow: The world's 12 best places to live and work

Jan 2nd 2012, 5:55 PM 12,347 Views 13 Comments

Is your life out of balance? How about moving to one of these countries…

# working-hours - Monday 12 December, 2011

Ireland might not have longest working hours but it's EU fifth most productive
# Hard Workers
# Hard Workers

Ireland might not have longest working hours but it's EU fifth most productive

Dec 12th 2011, 9:47 AM 5,624 Views 15 Comments

Remember last week’s table of EU average working hours where Ireland fell outside the top 20th? Our productivity ranking is much, much better…

# working-hours - Friday 9 December, 2011

Guess who has the longest working week in EU…
# Work Can't Wait
# Work Can't Wait

Guess who has the longest working week in EU…

Dec 9th 2011, 7:00 PM 17,820 Views 71 Comments

Ireland doesn’t even make the top 20 of longest average working hours from April to June this year – but neither does Germany in a list that blows Merkel’s ‘lazy Greeks’ stereotype out of the water.

# working-hours - Friday 23 September, 2011

Poll: How many hours a week do you work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How many hours a week do you work?

Sep 23rd 2011, 11:50 AM 3,242 Views 31 Comments

With staff at the European Parliament refusing to work for a 40-hour week, we’re wondering how much time readers of TheJournal.ie spend with their noses to the grindstone…

# working-hours - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Cabin crew serve notice of industrial action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Cabin crew serve notice of industrial action

Aug 12th 2010, 5:56 PM 315 Views 0 Comments

Aer Lingus has been served formal notice of industrial action by its staff.