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#zero hour contracts

# zero-hour-contracts - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

New laws banning zero hour contracts 'in most circumstances' to be in place in March

The minister described it as one of the most significant changes ‘in a generation’.

# zero-hour-contracts - Saturday 8 December, 2018

16 years of precarious work in English language schools caused me to develop anxiety

I felt anxious, alienated and depressed. Irish workers must unite to resist the creeping casualisation of work, writes Keith Murdiff.

# zero-hour-contracts - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Zero-hour contracts to be banned in most cases under new law

The new Bill to be published this week aims to tackle the casualisation of work.

# zero-hour-contracts - Monday 17 July, 2017

Home care worker: '€10.10 an hour, no guaranteed hours and no sick leave'

Insecure, low paid working conditions are being encouraged by State policy towards private home care workers, writes Sinead Pembroke.

# zero-hour-contracts - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Ireland is going to ban zero-hour contracts 'in most circumstances'

The draft proposals are aimed at low-paid workers in particular.

# zero-hour-contracts - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Zero-hour contracts: 'Clare has to live with her parents and can't afford to go to the doctor'

The government needs to play catch up with Europe and implement legislation that gives part-time workers security of hours, writes Sinead Pembroke.

# zero-hour-contracts - Friday 8 July, 2016

FactCheck: Did Fianna Fáil REALLY get union support for their zero hour contracts plan?

FactCheck steps in to resolve a row in the Dáil this week, and answer a reader’s request.

# zero-hour-contracts - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night Not Your Mother This post contains videos

VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night

“I did not come in here to do what your mother should have done and put manners on you.”

# zero-hour-contracts - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Five shifts one week, zero the next: What rights do insecure workers have in Ireland?

Zero-hour workers may have some legal safeguards, but employers all too often use loopholes to reduce their obligations, Jason O’Sullivan writes.

# zero-hour-contracts - Friday 11 March, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland ban zero hour contracts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban zero hour contracts?

New Zealand has passed legislation banning them – should we follow suit?

# zero-hour-contracts - Monday 17 November, 2014

Labour wants 'robust data' on zero-hour contracts before doing anything about them

Joan Burton called the arrangements an “abomination”, while unions have labelled them “extremely exploitative”.

# zero-hour-contracts - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Opinion: We want to see an increase in wages – and respect – for fast food workers

Low-paid, zero hour contracts are on the rise globally, leaving workers without stability or decent quality of life.

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