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Number of PUP recipients falls below 110,000 for the first time this year
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Number of PUP recipients falls below 110,000 for the first time this year

Sep 28th 2021, 3:10 PM 6,259 Views 9 Comments

A total of 106,245 people received the payment this week.

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
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Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns

Sep 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,289 Views 60 Comments
  • Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
  • Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
  • Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.
Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story
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Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story

Updated Sep 16th 2021, 9:39 AM 46,655 Views 51 Comments

Public health restrictions on work are easing from Monday. What does that mean for you?

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
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Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Jul 29th 2021, 9:21 AM 25,561 Views 34 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

10,000 jobseekers to be paid €306 per week as new work placement scheme launched
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10,000 jobseekers to be paid €306 per week as new work placement scheme launched

Jul 12th 2021, 11:39 AM 75,258 Views 53 Comments

The Pathways to Work 2021-2025 strategy was launched by the government this morning.

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?
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Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?

Jul 7th 2021, 7:49 AM 51,180 Views 101 Comments

Trials of a four-day working week in Iceland have been deemed an “overwhelming success”.

Over 220,000 people receive PUP as payment closes to new applicants tomorrow
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Over 220,000 people receive PUP as payment closes to new applicants tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 6:28 PM 16,635 Views 6 Comments

Under 25s are the age group with the largest number of PUP recipients.

Dublin City Council passes motion calling for pilot of four-day week for staff
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Dublin City Council passes motion calling for pilot of four-day week for staff

Jul 5th 2021, 10:34 PM 45,810 Views 76 Comments

Councillors across parties supported the motion to try shortening the working week.

'The fanbase was a few 100. Look on Twitter now and it's gone absolutely mad'
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'The fanbase was a few 100. Look on Twitter now and it's gone absolutely mad'

Jul 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,208 Views 2 Comments

Ian Fitzpatrick is one of the ‘originals’ in the Ireland 7s squad who are heading for the Olympics.

The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?
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The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?

May 7th 2021, 8:04 PM 5,299 Views 2 Comments

On this week’s podcast episode, we look at how working from home might work in a post-Covid world.

Number of PUP recipients falls below 400,000 for the first time this year
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Number of PUP recipients falls below 400,000 for the first time this year

May 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 10,310 Views 22 Comments

Over 12,000 people have closed their claim in the last week because they have returned to work.

Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?
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Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?

Apr 22nd 2021, 10:31 AM 6,148 Views 3 Comments

In this discussion journalists Christine Bohan, Sean Murray and Adam Daly answer your questions and explore their research into the future of work.

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?
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'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 6:45 AM 38,992 Views 29 Comments

Whether or not you’ll be asked to return to the office – and how often – will likely vary from company to company.

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
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Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like

Apr 15th 2021, 9:30 PM 40,076 Views 28 Comments

The government’s National Remote Work Strategy says that remote working will be a “permanent feature” after Covid-19.

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
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Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

Apr 14th 2021, 9:00 AM 13,939 Views 30 Comments

We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?
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Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?

Apr 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 12,035 Views 5 Comments

The right to disconnect allows employees to switch off from work outside of normal working hours, including the right to not respond immediately to emails, telephone calls or other messages.

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?
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Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?

Apr 13th 2021, 9:17 AM 39,748 Views 38 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there is “clear evidence that some people are drifting back to the office or the workplace”.

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age
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New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age

Feb 8th 2021, 7:27 AM 160,892 Views 53 Comments

A person in receipt of this payment will not be required to be available for full-time work.

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream
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'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream

Aug 16th 2020, 5:48 PM 38,442 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary and now-West Coast Eagles star Aisling McCarthy is currently focusing on work and Gaelic football.

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work
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On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work

Jul 27th 2020, 8:06 PM 35,834 Views 112 Comments

If people can seek alternative work, they should seek it, says Micheál Martin.

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week
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'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week

Jun 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 38,759 Views 25 Comments

Supporters of a four-day week say companies could have the same levels of productivity while helping employees’ work-life balance.

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
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Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,625 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
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Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,737 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year
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Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year

Oct 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,520 Views 23 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
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Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 24th 2019, 12:43 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus
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Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:54 PM 982 Views 0 Comments

The company is closing one of its Ringaskiddy buildings.

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs
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US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:57 PM 1,171 Views 0 Comments

The company has operated in Co Clare almost 50 years.

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
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Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
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Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,209 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over
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'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Oct 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 12,961 Views 5 Comments

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week
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'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

Sep 26th 2019, 2:29 PM 36,155 Views 45 Comments

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000
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The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Aug 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 39,243 Views 29 Comments

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image
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As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:00 AM 486 Views 0 Comments

Unable to compete on salaries, firms are focusing on providing workers with a higher ‘purpose’.

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
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New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,399 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

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

Aug 16th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,490 Views 56 Comments

Laws to allow the right to disconnect will be considered by government, Business Minister Heather Humphreys says.

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment
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Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 429 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship
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We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 631 Views 0 Comments

You could earn a qualification in association with Edinburgh Business School normally worth €12,000.

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it
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Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it

Aug 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

A Morgan McKinley report also suggested there’s a strong appetite for trendy flexible-work options.

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?
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# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?

Aug 6th 2019, 3:48 PM 806 Views 0 Comments

Workers seem to care less about cash and more about culture when it comes to career choices.

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working
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No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working

Aug 1st 2019, 1:30 PM 1,317 Views 2 Comments

Irish industry experts and business people weigh in on the pros and cons of the ‘smarter way’ to work.

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