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From TheJournal.ie Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse India

Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse

There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.

From TheJournal.ie Despite recession, Ireland still crying out for high-skilled workers from abroad Come Work For Us

Despite recession, Ireland still crying out for high-skilled workers from abroad

Almost 4 per cent of Ireland’s workers come from outside the European Economic Area, according to new ESRI research.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations 1913 Lockout

Thousands expected to attend 1913 commemorations

President Michael D Higgins will lead today’s events in Dublin – marking 100 years to the day since Bloody Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Some Dublin Bus workers accept Labour Court proposals... Industrial Action

Some Dublin Bus workers accept Labour Court proposals...

…but drivers already rejected them last week.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus strike set to continue tomorrow Strike

Dublin Bus strike set to continue tomorrow

The head of the NBRU trade union has said that Irish Rail workers ‘won’t sit idly by’ as their bus worker colleagues strike.

From TheJournal.ie Kelly: Bus strike is a "bad day for public transport in Ireland" Industrial Action

Kelly: Bus strike is a "bad day for public transport in Ireland"

The Public Transport Minister has asked all sides to come together to try and solve the problems.

From TheJournal.ie Workers let go by BCD Travel to picket Kerry Group Industrial Action

Workers let go by BCD Travel to picket Kerry Group

SIPTU representatives claim that the company is refusing to make redundancy payments decided by the Labour Court.

From TheJournal.ie Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road Public Pay

Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road

The union represents workers in the Civil Service, An Post, FÁS and other organisations.

From TheJournal.ie Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant Strike

Strike planned by production workers at Offaly food plant

The workers are looking for an increase in pay rates as well as the reintroduction of overtime rates and a premium rate for shift workers.

From TheJournal.ie Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike Closed

Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike

An average of 25,000 visitors climb up the Eiffel Tower every day, but it remains closed for business today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: If politicians re-lived the Celtic Tiger would anything be done differently? Opinion

Column: If politicians re-lived the Celtic Tiger would anything be done differently?

After the boom-years, people are wondering if there is an alternative system that might work better, writes Órla Ryan, who says worker co-operatives might be just what we’re looking for.

From TheJournal.ie Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers Dublin Bus

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers Exclusive

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Put her back in her box’: ISME slams Burton’s call to raise minimum wage Minimum Wage

‘Put her back in her box’: ISME slams Burton’s call to raise minimum wage

The small and medium-sized firms’ body says increasing the minimum wage forces employers to pay more than the going rate.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we increase the minimum wage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we increase the minimum wage?

Minister Joan Burton has called for a rise in the current wage of €8.65 per hour. Do you agree with her?

From TheJournal.ie Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years Earnings

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years

Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.

From TheJournal.ie Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings China

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

The country’s economy has surged into second place globally, but industrial safety conditions are not good.

From TheJournal.ie Workers in Ireland earn an average of €697 a week Wages

Workers in Ireland earn an average of €697 a week

Workers in administrative and support services have seen an increase on last year while those employed in construction have fared worst.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed after ceiling collapses in Cambodia shoe factory Cambodia

Two killed after ceiling collapses in Cambodia shoe factory

A ceiling collapsed at the factory, injuring six and killing two.

From TheJournal.ie 50 jobs lost as Citi Bank announce Waterford office closure Jobswatch

50 jobs lost as Citi Bank announce Waterford office closure

The Waterford branch will close by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are Bus Éireann workers right to go on strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are Bus Éireann workers right to go on strike?

Management says cost-cutting measures are necessary but unions say their members will be thousands of euro worse off as a result of the changes. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change the way you shop? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the Bangladesh factory collapse change the way you shop?

As the death toll passes 1,000, we want to know: Will this incident have an impact on your shopping habits?

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann workers to strike from Sunday Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann workers to strike from Sunday

Bus Éireann believes the industrial action, if it goes ahead, will be “illegal and unofficial”.

From TheJournal.ie Vita Cortex workers meet with Noam Chomsky in Cork Vita Cortex

Vita Cortex workers meet with Noam Chomsky in Cork

During their protest last year, Chomsky send workers messages of support commending them for their “courageous and honourable actions”

From TheJournal.ie Council workers suspended over pothole to return to work today Pothole

Council workers suspended over pothole to return to work today

A Cork Councillor has said he intends to press for the issue of health and safety legislation to be examined.

From TheJournal.ie On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street Frontline

On-duty ambulance crew members assaulted on Dublin street

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU members at Tara Mines accept company's proposals Tara Mines

SIPTU members at Tara Mines accept company's proposals

In January this year the company put its entire workforce on protective notice.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU encourages members to accept Croke Park agreement Croke Park 2

SIPTU encourages members to accept Croke Park agreement

The union said that the proposals on the table were “the best that could be obtained through negotiation”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement Opinion

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement

Croke Park 2 is a serious reversal of rights won by trade unions over decades. If rejected, it will be the union leaders that will come under question, writes Kieran Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Frontline Alliance announces nationwide campaign against Croke Park II proposals Croke Park II

Frontline Alliance announces nationwide campaign against Croke Park II proposals

Its campaign is in opposition to the Croke Park Agreement extension proposals.

From TheJournal.ie US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers Faux Pas

US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers

“They get one hour for breaks and lunch, talk for three and work for three,” the head of a US company wrote in a letter.

From TheJournal.ie Gunmen abduct seven foreign workers in Nigeria Nigeria

Gunmen abduct seven foreign workers in Nigeria

A security guard was killed in the attack, police have said.

From TheJournal.ie Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills Careers

Careers clinic: A spell of volunteering can transform your job skills

As survey finds that one in five people who take a break to volunteer abroad end up changing careers, two volunteers speak about their ‘transformative’ experiences.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 70% of Irish workers admit to online shopping at work Online Shopping

Almost 70% of Irish workers admit to online shopping at work

41 per cent of employees also admit to sending personal emails from company accounts. Are you guilty of this?

From TheJournal.ie Labour Relations Committee conference to be held over Tara Mines jobs Jobs

Labour Relations Committee conference to be held over Tara Mines jobs

On Thursday management at the zinc mine put its entire workforce of 670 employees on protective notice.

From TheJournal.ie One third of Irish workers admit drinking too much at their Christmas party Christmas Party

One third of Irish workers admit drinking too much at their Christmas party

A survey also revealed one in ten workers have kissed a colleague at the annual office bash.

From TheJournal.ie 14 people die in fire at underwear factory China

14 people die in fire at underwear factory

Arson suspected in the blaze in Shantou in south China.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of Irish companies ignore workers' birthdays - survey Party Poopers

More than half of Irish companies ignore workers' birthdays - survey

In a shock revelation the survey also showed employees would love a day off as a birthday gesture from their bosses.

From TheJournal.ie Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions Shop Closure

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions

The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes Clerys

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.

From TheJournal.ie Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department Target Express

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department

Junior minister Seán Sherlock has pledged funds from the state insolvency fund to support the workers’ redundancy payments.