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# workplace - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Man (70s) charged in relation to fatal workplace incident in Tipperary four years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Man (70s) charged in relation to fatal workplace incident in Tipperary four years ago

Apr 21st 2020, 8:08 PM 35,611 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Clonmel District Court in June.

# workplace - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 31st 2020, 2:18 PM 10,301 Views 10 Comments

An “unprecedented” volume of calls have been received about social distancing in the workplace, the watchdog said.

# workplace - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Over 40% of trainee and intern doctors say they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

Over 40% of trainee and intern doctors say they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace

Jul 3rd 2019, 3:09 PM 10,399 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a new report by the Medical Council.

# workplace - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'

Apr 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 35,322 Views 70 Comments

You might not expect women to be subjected to inappropriate sexual comments while working as pharmacists in Ireland, but it happens fairly often, writes Laura Farrell.

# workplace - Monday 31 December, 2018

Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing
# Workplace
# Workplace

Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing

Dec 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 41,927 Views 0 Comments

The man maintained he always kept his beard neat and tidy, and he should not have been suspended.

# workplace - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
# Work Claim
# Work Claim

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

Dec 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 48,392 Views 0 Comments

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

# workplace - Thursday 13 December, 2018

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case
# WRC
# WRC

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case

Dec 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 29,964 Views 0 Comments

The woman criticised the firm’s attitude towards her mental health, as she had postnatal depression after her child was born.

# workplace - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case
# Workplace Dispute
# Workplace Dispute

Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:15 AM 57,926 Views 0 Comments

Awarding any less than €80,000 “would not operate as an adequate deterrent”, an adjudicator ruled.

# workplace - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'Setting guidelines around relationships at work is a wise and obvious next step for employers'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Setting guidelines around relationships at work is a wise and obvious next step for employers'

Jul 15th 2018, 8:45 AM 28,634 Views 32 Comments

Fraternisation policies are a welcome addition and should not be trivialised, writes Stephanie Regan.

# workplace - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds
# Vhi Report
# Vhi Report

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds

Jun 20th 2018, 9:44 AM 13,891 Views 57 Comments

One in five corporate workers have missed work in the past year due to stress, anxiety or depression.

# workplace - Friday 8 June, 2018

Silence your inner critic: How to be more confident at work (and why your boss will thank you)
# Confidence Boost
# Confidence Boost

Silence your inner critic: How to be more confident at work (and why your boss will thank you)

Jun 8th 2018, 5:11 PM 11,424 Views 0 Comments

How to tackle those nagging doubts.

# workplace - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

The 9 people you are guaranteed to find in every single workplace
# Workplace
From The Daily Edge
# Workplace

The 9 people you are guaranteed to find in every single workplace

Feb 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,549 Views 0 Comments

There’s no escaping the food-stealer

# workplace - Friday 1 December, 2017

The future of work: How these Irish workplaces are ending the era of the boss
# Future Of Work
# Future Of Work

The future of work: How these Irish workplaces are ending the era of the boss

Dec 1st 2017, 3:13 PM 7,498 Views 3 Comments

We spoke to the forward-looking companies breaking down traditional hierarchies.

# workplace - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers
# Work Life
# Work Life

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:15 PM 13,409 Views 53 Comments

A co-founder of the Sunday Business Post, Aileen O’Toole learned some valuable lessons about operating in a male-dominated sector.

# workplace - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

Oct 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 24,061 Views 36 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

# workplace - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year
# Research
# Research

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

Oct 17th 2017, 3:02 PM 8,948 Views 5 Comments

Disciplinary issues account for the single greatest cause of disputes at 37%.

# workplace - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites
# Warranted Dismissal
# Warranted Dismissal

Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites

Oct 11th 2017, 1:52 PM 41,665 Views 48 Comments

The woman denied accessing the sites and had sued the child services company for unfair dismissal.

# workplace - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion
# Research
# Research

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion

Sep 26th 2017, 8:44 AM 10,690 Views 64 Comments

28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.

# workplace - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm
# Emyvale
# Emyvale

Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm

Sep 14th 2017, 7:49 AM 23,823 Views 1 Comment

Two others were taken to hospital, but neither are believed to be in a critical condition.

# workplace - Monday 15 May, 2017

Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty
# Green Ribbon
# Green Ribbon

Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty

May 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 50,241 Views 40 Comments

Only 58% of Dubliners are willing to work with someone with a mental health difficulty

# workplace - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap

Dec 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 31,197 Views 26 Comments

One FactCheck reader saw a lot of claims about the gender pay gap this year, so we’ve taken a closer look.

# workplace - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half
# Do More With Less
# Do More With Less

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half

Sep 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 9,122 Views 20 Comments

The number of inspections carried out by the HSA have taken a sharp decline in recent years.

# workplace - Monday 8 August, 2016

Man dies in Cork construction site accident
# Midleton
# Midleton

Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Aug 8th 2016, 3:24 PM 24,248 Views 14 Comments

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

# workplace - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'

Jul 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 797 Views 56 Comments

Natalie Marr says she posts about her mental history despite concerns that it might affect her job options.

# workplace - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less
# Mean Everything To Nothing
# Mean Everything To Nothing

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less

Jun 11th 2016, 11:45 AM 14,493 Views 13 Comments

They should stay out of the way, a new research paper says.

# workplace - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more
# Opinion
# Opinion

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 8,342 Views 141 Comments

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

# workplace - Friday 1 January, 2016

Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace
# Depressing
# Depressing

Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace

Jan 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 49,185 Views 35 Comments

There are bad workplaces, and then there are toxic ones…

# workplace - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace
# Eye On The Prize
# Eye On The Prize

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace

Dec 29th 2015, 12:56 PM 8,661 Views 8 Comments

The first pictures of the headset have been released as it repositions itself as a tool for the workplace.

# workplace - Friday 18 September, 2015

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

Sep 18th 2015, 7:55 PM 37,992 Views 0 Comments

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

An office just installed this insane fridge to get workers to stay late
# Honesty Fridge
From The Daily Edge
# Honesty Fridge

An office just installed this insane fridge to get workers to stay late

Sep 18th 2015, 8:50 AM 7,487 Views 9 Comments

Eh, motivational.

# workplace - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most

Jun 30th 2015, 6:08 AM 22,281 Views 23 Comments

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

# workplace - Thursday 14 May, 2015

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

May 14th 2015, 3:42 PM 6,011 Views 19 Comments

And less likely during the recession.

# workplace - Monday 5 January, 2015

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry

Jan 5th 2015, 8:00 PM 23,009 Views 10 Comments

It was the first workplace accident of 2015.

# workplace - Friday 21 November, 2014

Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being
# Mindfulness
# Mindfulness

Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being

Nov 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 106 Views 1 Comment

All employees need to develop skills to manage some of the emotional barriers that prevent them from thriving at the workplace.

# workplace - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened
# Lowest Form Of Wit
From The Daily Edge
# Lowest Form Of Wit

9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened

Nov 19th 2014, 9:30 PM 40,821 Views 15 Comments

*rolls eyes*

# workplace - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors
# New Rules
# New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Nov 13th 2014, 8:59 PM 16,687 Views 84 Comments

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

# workplace - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today
# Slip And Fall
# Slip And Fall

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Nov 6th 2014, 9:19 AM 8,600 Views 7 Comments

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

# workplace - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like
# Like A Virgin
# Like A Virgin

Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like

Sep 25th 2014, 7:10 AM 22,913 Views 35 Comments

Here’s why.

# workplace - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Are you Facebook friends with your boss? Half of people are
# Work Friends
# Work Friends

Are you Facebook friends with your boss? Half of people are

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:13 AM 11,821 Views 27 Comments

Do you get a hammock as well? Some people get a hammock.

# workplace - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?

Jun 17th 2014, 9:09 AM 14,538 Views 90 Comments

Would you tell your boss or keep it to yourself?

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