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#Employment

# employment - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Are there no people with disabilities north of Dublin?': Anger over lack of funding in northwest Ability Programme

'Are there no people with disabilities north of Dublin?': Anger over lack of funding in northwest

An organisation in “urgent need of funding” has criticised the lack of funding given to projects in the northwest as part of a new initiative.

# employment - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised?

A previous increase in the rate did not lead to greater unemployment among minimum wage workers.

# employment - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal Keg Stand

Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal

The WRC adjudicated that his firing was “not within the band of reasonableness required of an employer”.

# employment - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here Right To Work

'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here

Critics say the barriers that remain in place act as a deterrent for asylum seekers to get an employment permit.

# employment - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts?

It’s been a confusing few days for employees.

# employment - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Almost one in six Irish households is jobless Poverty Line

Almost one in six Irish households is jobless

The rate refers to households where no adult is working.

# employment - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working Social Research

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working

The changes made in Budget 2000 caused considerable debate and controversy at the time, according to the ESRI.

# employment - Friday 26 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view' Jobs

Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view'

It is expected there will be an additional 89,000 people in work by the end of 2019.

# employment - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a new job? Lidl is hiring 100 people for its new distribution centre in Kildare Newbridge

Looking for a new job? Lidl is hiring 100 people for its new distribution centre in Kildare

Kildare County Council has given the go-ahead for the new site on the Naas Road, Newbridge.

# employment - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions Wage Equality

Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions

EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men

# employment - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback Booming

'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback

At the end of last year, the apprenticeship population was at about 13,000 and new registrations in 2018 are expected to reach over 6,000.

# employment - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit Minority

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit

House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.

# employment - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming Census 2016

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

# employment - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors Economy

ESRI forecasts strong growth in economy ... but Brexit will hamper some sectors

The ESRI expects unemployment rates to fall to around 5% in 2018.

# employment - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Zero-hour contracts to be banned in most cases under new law Employment

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.

# employment - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs Direct Provision

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

# employment - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance You're A Keeper

Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance

Blarney Castle is looking for a new keeper – we found out what the job involves.

# employment - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should dole payments be linked to a person's PRSI contributions? Dole Scheme This post contains a poll

Poll: Should dole payments be linked to a person's PRSI contributions?

Similar social insurance contribution schemes exist in other countries in Europe.

# employment - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview Government

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

# employment - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week' Autism

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

# employment - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister Jobseekers

Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister

Catherine MurphyTD has raised serious concerns in the Dáil regarding the activation programme, JobPath.

# employment - Friday 1 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland Technology

Beyond Silicon Docks: How a hot market for tech jobs is driving hubs across rural Ireland

Plus we look at the most in-demand roles in tech right now.

# employment - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak Growth

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

# employment - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum Chewed Out

Sacked shop worker wins €9,000 after row that started because he was chewing gum

The worker said his manager “approached him in an aggressive manner.”

# employment - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up Analysis

Starting salaries on the rise as graduate jobs market heats up

Survey from gradireland shows most employers questioned plan to hire college-leavers this year.

# employment - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# employment - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working' Column

Discrimination? 'Only 16% of people who are blind or vision impaired in Ireland are working'

People with sight loss do not have the same opportunities as their sighted peers, writes Chris White.

# employment - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional Direct Provision

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional

Over the next six months, the Court has invited interested parties to make submissions on the order.

# employment - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is going to ban zero-hour contracts 'in most circumstances' Working 9 To 5

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

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

# employment - Friday 7 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Community Employment places to be expanded as Varadkar calls them 'essential' and 'worthwhile' Unemployment

Community Employment places to be expanded as Varadkar calls them 'essential' and 'worthwhile'

The minister says the schemes “do work that has to be done”.

# employment - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

11 reasons being a millennial is the absolute WORST

Who even wants affordable healthcare and housing anyway?

# employment - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon Hospitality

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

# employment - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Left behind': People with disabilities four times less likely to be employed Right To Work

'Left behind': People with disabilities four times less likely to be employed

A person with a disability is also twice as likely to leave a place of employment.

# employment - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

# employment - Monday 13 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork Enterprise

Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork

NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.

# employment - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment down but over 100,000 people now 'trapped' in part-time work Underemployment

Unemployment down but over 100,000 people now 'trapped' in part-time work

Some of this work gives rise to increased dependency on State income supports like jobseekers benefit, new research shows.

# employment - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young people view themselves as solo players at work Lone Wolves

Young people view themselves as solo players at work

Young people regard themselves as being responsible for acquiring new knowledge and motivation in the workplace.

# employment - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months Bricks To Clicks

Amazon to create 100,000 full-time jobs in US in next 18 months

Donald Trump is claiming to have played a role in the move.

From TheJournal.ie 2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles Cranes In The Sky

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles

However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

# employment - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18 Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

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