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#Employment

# employment - Monday 17 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits Searches

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits

The Garda National Immigration Bureau searched premises in Dublin and Meath in recent weeks.

# employment - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Irish economic growth expected to slow even with Brexit trade deal, says Central Bank Economy

Irish economic growth expected to slow even with Brexit trade deal, says Central Bank

Overall, the country’s economic growth has been described as “broadly positive”.

# employment - Thursday 7 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving Travel To Work

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

# employment - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over Retirement

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

# employment - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week Employment

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

# employment - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000 Employment

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

# employment - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie What would change if the government gave everyone in Ireland €200 a week? Ireland 2029

What would change if the government gave everyone in Ireland €200 a week?

It could empower Irish workers, but is it really the best solution for the country’s poorest and most vulnerable citizens?

From TheJournal.ie Could a €200-per-week basic income make Irish people happier - and more motivated? Ireland 2029

Could a €200-per-week basic income make Irish people happier - and more motivated?

How likely is the idea to work here? We discuss the pros and cons in episode five of Ireland 2029.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment Penalty Rates

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment

5,821 people were subject to ‘penalty rates’ during the first half of the year.

# employment - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford The Agora Companies

Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford

The Agora Companies is a consortium of more than 40 media companies around the world.

# employment - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

There are pros and cons.

# employment - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week? Ireland 2029

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

# employment - Friday 21 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath Employment

Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath

Over 226,851 people have engaged with the government’s JobPath service in the last four years.

# employment - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation Career Opportunities

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation

The move will see the company’s Irish workforce expand by two thirds.

# employment - Friday 17 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?' Discrimination

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

# employment - Saturday 6 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie There has been a spike in managers buying into the multibillion-dollar life coaching business Jobs

There has been a spike in managers buying into the multibillion-dollar life coaching business

Industry experts say execs are looking for skills to help them hang on to staff.

# employment - Monday 4 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie What are the new 'casual employment' laws that came into force today? Explainer

What are the new 'casual employment' laws that came into force today?

Zero-hour contracts are banned in most circumstances from today.

# employment - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish tech company announces 150 new jobs in Dublin Workhuman

Irish tech company announces 150 new jobs in Dublin

Workhuman also announced a €4 million investment into its headquarters in Dublin.

# employment - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000 Overturned

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000

The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court this week.

# employment - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity Social Welfare

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme

# employment - Monday 7 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you looking for a new job this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you looking for a new job this year?

More than half of employers expect to lose employees this year.

# employment - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs Mr Roboto

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs

The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.

# employment - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland Diversity

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland

This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.

# employment - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New laws banning zero hour contracts 'in most circumstances' to be in place in March Insecure Work

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’.

From TheJournal.ie There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show Employment

There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show

61,900 additional people entered employment in 2017, according to the latest National Skills Bulletin.

# employment - Monday 3 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: When I became disabled I thought I had no future but now I'm studying for a PhD Opinion

Opinion: When I became disabled I thought I had no future but now I'm studying for a PhD

I thought my life was as good as over when I became disabled and lost my business, but studying at the National Learning Network changed everything, writes Keith Murphy.

# employment - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled Long Hours

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.

# employment - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested Startups And Tech

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested

The budding industry is crying out for talent.

# employment - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year Employment

Over 300 cases of social welfare fraud reported to gardaí last year

Social welfare fraud totalled €38.4 million in 2017, down from €41 million in 2016.

# employment - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate Tax

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate

A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.

# employment - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case WRC

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case

During an investigation, the man told his employer that he did not know that the emergency stop button was only to be used in actual emergencies.

# employment - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth Taxes And Spending

Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth

The ESRI said a neutral Budget may be the best option next month.

# employment - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago Budget 2019

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago

The net pay of single income earners on €35,000 is down 3% or €964 compared to 2008.

# employment - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work' Opinion

'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work'

The founder of a company that specialises in finding mothers flexible employment describes what she’s discovered about this topic through her work.

# employment - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers Study

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

# employment - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Charity shop manager sacked after missing sales targets is awarded compensation Kildare

Charity shop manager sacked after missing sales targets is awarded compensation

The employer argued that the woman was still on probation at the time.

# employment - Monday 16 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Krispy Kreme to create 150 jobs in Dublin Hiring

Krispy Kreme to create 150 jobs in Dublin

The store will be located adjacent Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.

# employment - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Company ordered to pay €10,000 over unfair dismissal of pregnant employee Unfair

Company ordered to pay €10,000 over unfair dismissal of pregnant employee

The woman was dismissed six weeks after she started the role.

# employment - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Five officials sought 'cooling-off period' waivers before taking up lobbying jobs Transparency

Five officials sought 'cooling-off period' waivers before taking up lobbying jobs

The purpose of a ‘cooling-off’ period is to prevent the use of insider information.

# employment - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules Right To Work

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

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