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#precarious work

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people Precarious Work

Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people

New research found the local drug economy – unlike precarious work – recruits young people by incentivising and enticing them.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious Opinion

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious

‘If and when’ contracts and other insecure forms of employment are becoming the norm in some industries, we need regulation to make all work decent, writes Marie Sherlock.

From TheJournal.ie 'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages Digging In

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages

The union has disputed the claim of a 65% increase in wages in the last four years, as its members’ contracts currently stipulate an hourly wage of €12.50.

From TheJournal.ie 'Between the doctor, antibiotics and the four days off, it was €600 that I will never see again' Precarious Work

'Between the doctor, antibiotics and the four days off, it was €600 that I will never see again'

While health inequalities affect people of different backgrounds, those who have precarious jobs are in especially difficult situations, writes Sinead Pembroke.

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 Opinion: Young people should not have to get used to precarious employment Republic Of Opportunity

Opinion: Young people should not have to get used to precarious employment

Too many young people are not only struggling to find work, but work that gives them a decent salary and quality of life, writes James Doorley.