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

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:43 PM 37,377 Views 20 Comments

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

Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months
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Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months

Jun 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 47,823 Views 45 Comments

Gardening leave is paid when an employee is suspended from work, usually before taking a position with another company.

Office manager wrongly portrayed as 'employee from hell' awarded €160,000
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Office manager wrongly portrayed as 'employee from hell' awarded €160,000

Jun 16th 2017, 1:01 PM 36,949 Views 0 Comments

It’s one of the highest amounts ever awarded by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Poll: Have you ever gone to work when you were sick?
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Poll: Have you ever gone to work when you were sick?

May 16th 2017, 12:45 PM 29,306 Views 50 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Employee killed when 36 tonnes of food collapsed onto him
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Employee killed when 36 tonnes of food collapsed onto him

Apr 13th 2016, 6:05 PM 35,301 Views 5 Comments

VF Coldstores is to be sentenced for breaching health and safety laws.

Why are parents entrusting their child’s wellbeing to someone they are paying buttons to?
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Why are parents entrusting their child’s wellbeing to someone they are paying buttons to?

Mar 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,096 Views 59 Comments

The issue of au pairs is a direct result of ridiculous childcare costs, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'
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'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'

Nov 6th 2015, 5:00 PM 2,194 Views 12 Comments

We are not the ones that employers need to be worried about. They need to be conscious of their existing employees who are struggling with their mental health but are afraid to say so for fear of discrimination, writes Miriam Dowling.

Poll: Would a bad employer review put you off a job?
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Poll: Would a bad employer review put you off a job?

Oct 28th 2015, 9:11 AM 17,429 Views 45 Comments

A new website allows workers to rate their employers.

Tesco worker with injured back fails in unfair dismissal case
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Tesco worker with injured back fails in unfair dismissal case

Jun 21st 2015, 7:45 AM 26,177 Views 24 Comments

The supermarket maintained the employee failed to reach the minimum productivity levels the company sets.

Would you hire this man? Most Irish bosses wouldn't
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Would you hire this man? Most Irish bosses wouldn't

Jun 11th 2015, 6:17 AM 27,494 Views 70 Comments

Some sectors are more forgiving – but even a small visible tattoo can seriously impede your job hunt.

The words we all use on our CVs (and shouldn't)
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The words we all use on our CVs (and shouldn't)

Jan 21st 2015, 2:48 PM 33,848 Views 31 Comments

With these buzzwords you are really boring us…

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

May 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 126 Views 44 Comments

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

Boss accidentally sends mortifying text to the employee the text was about
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# Morto

Boss accidentally sends mortifying text to the employee the text was about

Feb 6th 2014, 9:08 AM 8,226 Views 0 Comments

It included sexy talk. SEXY TALK.

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year
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46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

Jan 6th 2014, 2:05 PM 6,980 Views 12 Comments

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

More details of 'horrific' Washington Navy Yard shooting emerge
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More details of 'horrific' Washington Navy Yard shooting emerge

Sep 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 15,796 Views 67 Comments

Thirteen people, including the shooter Aaron Alexis, were killed during the incident.

An Post employee arrested during theft investigation is released
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An Post employee arrested during theft investigation is released

Jul 27th 2013, 3:28 PM 14,770 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí investigating the interception, theft and unauthorised use of payment cards from the postal system in Dublin arrested the man last night.

How safe is your workplace?
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How safe is your workplace?

Oct 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 6,526 Views 17 Comments

Even if you work in an office, you could be at risk of health and safety issues. The CEO of the Health and Safety Authority tells us more.

Hireland powers past 5,000 pledges and 2,000 jobs in its first six months
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Hireland powers past 5,000 pledges and 2,000 jobs in its first six months

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:50 PM 5,377 Views 9 Comments

The voluntary initiative has helped answer Ireland’s call for jobs in its first six months.

LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers
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LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers

Jun 27th 2012, 5:16 PM 5,438 Views 29 Comments

GLEN is launching the kit to allow organisations to get the best out of diversity.

Being a supportive boss can reduce levels of absenteeism at work
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Being a supportive boss can reduce levels of absenteeism at work

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 2,365 Views 11 Comments

A study carried out in the US has revealed that being a supportive supervisor can reduce the level of absenteeism in certain jobs.

Poll: Have you experienced inequality in the workplace?
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Poll: Have you experienced inequality in the workplace?

Nov 15th 2011, 10:30 AM 2,143 Views 16 Comments

A new ESRI study appears to suggest that the battle for equality in the workplace has not been hit by the recession – in fact, more Irish workplaces have a formal equality policy in place than ever. Have you ever been a victim of workplace inequality?

Worker injured at Mr Binman plant
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Worker injured at Mr Binman plant

Nov 10th 2011, 5:07 PM 854 Views 7 Comments

The company confirmed that one of its employees has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following an incident at its Limerick facility.

Disgruntled worker throws petrol bomb into Chinese bank
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Disgruntled worker throws petrol bomb into Chinese bank

May 13th 2011, 9:09 AM 402 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of people injured after employee who had been fired for stealing money returns for revenge.