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#Work

# work - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta' Retail And Services

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

From Business ETC As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled Work

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

# work - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From Business ETC A Waterford haulier has been penalised over claims it used a faulty device to track break times Work

A Waterford haulier has been penalised over claims it used a faulty device to track break times

Mark Lonergan Transport was ordered to pay the worker €2,500 for breaching EU regulations.

# work - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

# work - 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.

# work - Thursday 6 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000 Unfair Dismissal

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

From Business ETC Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm Work

Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm

Michael Burke’s company has plans to spend €86 million on new research and facilities.

# work - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From Business ETC Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to accept a deal struck by unions Work

Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to accept a deal struck by unions

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# work - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From Business ETC A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000 Work

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

# work - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire Work

'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire

Experts say banning the contracts could just give rise to other insecure work setups.

# work - Thursday 30 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch Cooler Bags

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch

Trade union Siptu has taken operator Transdev to the Labour Court over the ‘cooler bag’ dispute.

From TheJournal.ie A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert Workplace Relations

A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert

An agency broke employment laws by asking the man to perform the task, which wasn’t in his contract.

From TheJournal.ie Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps Social Welfare

Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps

The National Recruitment Federation also noted the cost of childcare is keeping people out of work.

From TheJournal.ie 'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire If And When

'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire

Experts say banning the contracts could just give rise to other insecure work setups.

From Business ETC Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch Work

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch

Trade union Siptu has taken operator Transdev to the Labour Court over the ‘cooler bag’ dispute.

From Business ETC These are the tech skills that are in high demand for employers across Ireland Startups And Tech

These are the tech skills that are in high demand for employers across Ireland

LinkedIn recruiter searches show tech firms are looking for highly specialised skill sets.

From Business ETC Ryanair cabin crew will be represented by a union for the first time Tourism And Transport

Ryanair cabin crew will be represented by a union for the first time

Fórsa also recently agreed a deal with the budget airline for Ireland-based pilots.

# work - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

From Business ETC A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert Work

A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert

An agency broke employment laws by asking the man to perform the task, which wasn’t in his contract.

# work - Monday 27 August, 2018

From Business ETC Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps Work

Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps

The National Recruitment Federation also noted the cost of childcare is keeping people out of work.

# work - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From Business ETC Want to plug the skills and gender gaps? Then double childcare subsidies Work

Want to plug the skills and gender gaps? Then double childcare subsidies

There’s never been a better time for the State to support women in the workforce.

From Business ETC 'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire Work

'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire

Experts say banning the contracts could just give rise to other insecure work setups.

# work - Friday 24 August, 2018

From Business ETC Tesco has been accused of 'corporate bullying' for disciplining 80 striking staff Work

Tesco has been accused of 'corporate bullying' for disciplining 80 striking staff

But the supermarket chain denies targeting workers for their union activities.

# work - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tesco has been reprimanded for suspending a worker after last year’s strike Retail And Services

Tesco has been reprimanded for suspending a worker after last year’s strike

The retailer sanctioned the sales assistant for posting about the dispute on Facebook.

# work - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From Business ETC Cosmetics giant Coty's Irish unit made a million-euro profit the year it cut 200 jobs in Tipperary Retail And Services

Cosmetics giant Coty's Irish unit made a million-euro profit the year it cut 200 jobs in Tipperary

The Nenagh plant that made Max Factor products was shuttered in 2017.

# work - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

From Business ETC The share of people working in Ireland's 'gig economy' is falling Work

The share of people working in Ireland's 'gig economy' is falling

The ESRI says non-permanent employment has dropped back to pre-recession levels.

# work - Monday 20 August, 2018

From Business ETC Poll: Do you think secondary school set you up well for your working life? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think secondary school set you up well for your working life?

Some think the Leaving Cert needs an overhaul. Others say it develops good habits.

# work - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From Business ETC 'Wake up, Leo: The housing crisis has made recruitment almost impossible' Work

'Wake up, Leo: The housing crisis has made recruitment almost impossible'

Over the last six months, the shortage of accommodation has really hurt SMEs like ours.

# work - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From Business ETC Tesco has been reprimanded for suspending a worker after last year’s strike Retail And Services

Tesco has been reprimanded for suspending a worker after last year’s strike

The retailer sanctioned the sales assistant for posting about the dispute on Facebook.

From Business ETC Why the Leaving Cert is hurting Ireland's economy Work

Why the Leaving Cert is hurting Ireland's economy

A final, high-stakes exam kills any appetite for lifelong learning.

# work - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie An Post wants to move out of its 'dilapidated' GPO offices as part of a major shake-up GPO To Go

An Post wants to move out of its 'dilapidated' GPO offices as part of a major shake-up

Hundreds of jobs at the post provider could be cut under the plan.

From Business ETC An Post wants to move out of its 'dilapidated' GPO offices as part of a major shake-up Work

An Post wants to move out of its 'dilapidated' GPO offices as part of a major shake-up

Hundreds of jobs at the post provider could be cut under the plan.

# work - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From Business ETC A probe into FBD's boss has 'cast an unwelcome shadow' - despite coming up clear Financial Services

A probe into FBD's boss has 'cast an unwelcome shadow' - despite coming up clear

The insurer has concluded its investigation into allegations against chief executive Fiona Muldoon.

# work - Monday 13 August, 2018

From Business ETC Poll: Do you check work emails while on holiday? Insights And Opinion This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you check work emails while on holiday?

This is the time of year when most people check out from the daily grind – in theory, at least.

# work - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking Sacked

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking

The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.

# work - Friday 10 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction Workplace Relations

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

From Business ETC KBC has been labelled 'sloppy' for hiring a worker with a prior conviction Work

KBC has been labelled 'sloppy' for hiring a worker with a prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an ‘isolated occurrence’.

# work - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes worker who claimed she was sacked because of her disability awarded €30,000 WRC

Dunnes worker who claimed she was sacked because of her disability awarded €30,000

The retailer fired the woman after a two-year period of illness-related absence.

From Business ETC A Dunnes worker who claimed she was sacked because of her disability has won €30,000 Work

A Dunnes worker who claimed she was sacked because of her disability has won €30,000

The retailer fired the woman after a two-year period of illness-related absence.

# work - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From Business ETC An NCT worker sacked for telling a customer to 'f**k off' has lost an unfair dismissal claim Work

An NCT worker sacked for telling a customer to 'f**k off' has lost an unfair dismissal claim

The Workplace Relations Commission said using bad language in that context was grounds for dismissal.

# work - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?

A worker has been awarded €7,500 after being required to deal with out-of-hours work emails.

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