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#Employment rights

From TheJournal.ie Those in Direct Provision will be allowed to work, Minister confirms Employment Rights

Those in Direct Provision will be allowed to work, Minister confirms

Each person living in Direct Provision receives an allowance of €21 a week.

From TheJournal.ie Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k Employment Rights

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k

The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie UAE recalls ambassador who treated his staff 'like slaves' Employment Rights

UAE recalls ambassador who treated his staff 'like slaves'

He was ordered to pay a total of €240,000 to three workers earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000 Sacked

Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000

The former cinema worker purchased a regular hotdog, when he had, in fact, received a large hotdog.

From TheJournal.ie New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers Undocumented Workers

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

From TheJournal.ie "I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages Paris Bakery

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age Anne Ferris

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Discrimination of workers in state funded bodies should not be allowed anymore Opinion

Column: Discrimination of workers in state funded bodies should not be allowed anymore

Protecting the staff of religious-run medical and educational institutions who are members of the LGBT community or those who are single parents should be a priority, especially if they receive state funding, says Ivana Bacik.

From TheJournal.ie Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies Workers' Rights

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance Employment Rights

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance

INTO conference motion from Enniscorthy district sought to double teachers’ breastfeeding time entitlements.

From TheJournal.ie Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog Vita Cortex

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog

Labour TD Ciarán Lynch has asked the Director of Corporate Enforcement to examine the accounts of the firm which says it cannot pay statutory redundancy to its 32 former employees.

From TheJournal.ie Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system Reform

Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system

Richard Bruton today announced developments that have been made in line with promised employment rights and industrial relations reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Vita Cortex sit-in enters its tenth day - with no end in sight Vita Cortex

Vita Cortex sit-in enters its tenth day - with no end in sight

A SIPTU delegation visited the 32 workers today, who are fighting to get redundancy payments from the company.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian union to sue Ryanair over 'illegal work practices' Ryanair

Belgian union to sue Ryanair over 'illegal work practices'

The CNE workers’ union believes Ryanair’s work practices are a breach of Belgian laws. The airline disagrees.