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From TheJournal.ie More than 51,000 fathers have taken paternity leave since September 2016 Paternity Leave

More than 51,000 fathers have taken paternity leave since September 2016

51,409 fathers have been awarded leave since the scheme began.

From TheJournal.ie Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse Workplace Relations

Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse

The harassment occurred over a six-month period.

From TheJournal.ie Government to block proposals to close all places of work during Status Red weather alerts Shut Up Shop

Government to block proposals to close all places of work during Status Red weather alerts

During Storm Ophelia last year, there was confusion as to whether all businesses should close, and if people should go to work or remain at home.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated' Building

Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated'

The construction industry’s representative body did acknowledge a reluctance in contractors to directly employ workers and said the government needs to make this more attractive.

From TheJournal.ie 'This should not be tolerated': ICTU says more of us are working precariously in Ireland Instability

'This should not be tolerated': ICTU says more of us are working precariously in Ireland

Last year, 7% of the Republic of Ireland workforce was working in temporary unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie The future of work: How these Irish workplaces are ending the era of the boss Future Of Work

The future of work: How these Irish workplaces are ending the era of the boss

We spoke to the forward-looking companies breaking down traditional hierarchies.

From TheJournal.ie More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far Newborns

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far

“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.

From TheJournal.ie One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year Research

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

Disciplinary issues account for the single greatest cause of disputes at 37%.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions Zero Hours Contract

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions

Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.

From TheJournal.ie UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks' Planning Ahead

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'

Meanwhile, just 3% of Irish exporters have a Brexit plan in place, according to a new survey.

From TheJournal.ie One in 10 Irish workers are earning the minimum wage or less Living Wage

One in 10 Irish workers are earning the minimum wage or less

A release from the CSO suggests that just over 10% of Irish workers are earning €9.25 an hour or less.

From TheJournal.ie Clerys workers heckle and criticise director of property firm at High Court Under The Clock

Clerys workers heckle and criticise director of property firm at High Court

The High Court today heard about a pack containing employee’s details that led to the inspection of D2 Private Ltd.

From TheJournal.ie Irish firms may be forced to reveal pay gaps between male and female employees Uncovered

Irish firms may be forced to reveal pay gaps between male and female employees

It’s part of a commitment in the programme for government to fight wage inequality.

From TheJournal.ie Luas workers set to enter two days of meetings at Liberty Hall with union bosses Summing Up

Luas workers set to enter two days of meetings at Liberty Hall with union bosses

Employees will be briefed on the state of talks with company Transdev.

From TheJournal.ie Do you really need your bosses to prove how much they love you? Christmas Bonus

Do you really need your bosses to prove how much they love you?

There’s a problem with work relationships. We nurture them and expect them to be like our personal ones. But they’re not and can never be, writes Karen Frampton.

From TheJournal.ie Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas Job Losses

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas

It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.

From TheJournal.ie Another Irish Water row: Workers may go on strike over job cuts Pulling The Plug

Another Irish Water row: Workers may go on strike over job cuts

Workers are concerned about the planned reduction of frontline staff numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling Serious Change

Workers set to be paid for travel to and from work after major ruling

This will impact on employees without a fixed place of work.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook Like

Here's how much you could earn working for Facebook

The social networking behemoth isn’t too shabby a place to ply your trade.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon's boss hits back at claims it's a 'soulless, dystopian workplace' Slammed

Amazon's boss hits back at claims it's a 'soulless, dystopian workplace'

A report claimed that Amazon’s employees are pushed hard and work long hours so they wouldn’t be seen as a “major weakness”.

From TheJournal.ie Should Irish bosses be doing more to keep workers healthy? Working Lunch

Should Irish bosses be doing more to keep workers healthy?

New research has also found that only a quarter of employees get away from their desks during lunch time.

From TheJournal.ie Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most Internal Affairs This post contains a poll

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

From TheJournal.ie From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts Immoral Activity

From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts

The sale of Clerys with the loss of almost 500 jobs last week serves as an uncomfortable reminder of just how vulnerable workers are when a company ceases to exist.

From TheJournal.ie 'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers Locked Out

'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers

Government ministers say they will do everything in their power to support the 460 former employees of the store.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough Nice Try

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

From TheJournal.ie Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year Out In The Cold
From TheJournal.ie "If you were loyal to the company, your pregnancy would not be an issue” Discrimination

"If you were loyal to the company, your pregnancy would not be an issue”

Agnieszka Sobczyk has been awarded €10,000 in compensation after being fired.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency' Strike

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'

Thousands of Dunnes Stores employees are out on strike today.

From TheJournal.ie Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how... Opinion

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...

The competition for top talent is red hot now – here’s how to make sure you get the candidates that will make your company succeed.

From Business ETC ‘Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees’ Self-employed

‘Bosses need to be treated equally to – if not better than – employees’

The Small Firms Association wants an end to ‘discrimination’ against the self-employed.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien-owned Topaz to take control of 38 Esso stations Buy-out

Denis O'Brien-owned Topaz to take control of 38 Esso stations

The acquisition will see staff at the Esso stations remain in their positions.

From TheJournal.ie The 9-to-5 working day is an endangered species Overworked

The 9-to-5 working day is an endangered species

“The days of turning up in the office at 9am and walking out the door at 5pm are long gone “

From TheJournal.ie Half of people would turn down a job where social media access is restricted Status Update
From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus needs someone to do drug and alcohol tests on its staff Have You Drink Taken

Dublin Bus needs someone to do drug and alcohol tests on its staff

The chosen contractor will be responsible for carrying out pre-employment tests as well as random testing on workers.

From TheJournal.ie This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008 STrength

This chart shows how the strength of the garda force has changed since 2008

Frances Fitzgerald has said the first group of trainees are expected to join the force in early 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Strike action at National Gallery called off Strike Off

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

Genius employees prank boss by putting loud air horn under his chair

Luckily, he’s a great sport.

From TheJournal.ie Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue Workers Rights

Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue

The workers staged a sit-in at the premises for 19 days in total.

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