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Man (70s) charged in relation to fatal workplace incident in Tipperary four years ago
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Man (70s) charged in relation to fatal workplace incident in Tipperary four years ago

Apr 21st 2020, 8:08 PM 35,613 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Clonmel District Court in June.

Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak
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Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 31st 2020, 2:18 PM 10,301 Views 10 Comments

An “unprecedented” volume of calls have been received about social distancing in the workplace, the watchdog said.

Over 40% of trainee and intern doctors say they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace
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Over 40% of trainee and intern doctors say they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace

Jul 3rd 2019, 3:09 PM 10,432 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a new report by the Medical Council.

Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'
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Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'

Apr 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 35,332 Views 70 Comments

You might not expect women to be subjected to inappropriate sexual comments while working as pharmacists in Ireland, but it happens fairly often, writes Laura Farrell.

Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing
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Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing

Dec 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 41,946 Views 0 Comments

The man maintained he always kept his beard neat and tidy, and he should not have been suspended.

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
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Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

Dec 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 48,394 Views 0 Comments

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case
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'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case

Dec 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 30,004 Views 0 Comments

The woman criticised the firm’s attitude towards her mental health, as she had postnatal depression after her child was born.

Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case
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Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:15 AM 57,942 Views 0 Comments

Awarding any less than €80,000 “would not operate as an adequate deterrent”, an adjudicator ruled.

'Setting guidelines around relationships at work is a wise and obvious next step for employers'
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'Setting guidelines around relationships at work is a wise and obvious next step for employers'

Jul 15th 2018, 8:45 AM 28,638 Views 32 Comments

Fraternisation policies are a welcome addition and should not be trivialised, writes Stephanie Regan.

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds
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# Vhi Report

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds

Jun 20th 2018, 9:44 AM 13,910 Views 57 Comments

One in five corporate workers have missed work in the past year due to stress, anxiety or depression.

Silence your inner critic: How to be more confident at work (and why your boss will thank you)
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Silence your inner critic: How to be more confident at work (and why your boss will thank you)

Jun 8th 2018, 5:11 PM 11,466 Views 0 Comments

How to tackle those nagging doubts.

The 9 people you are guaranteed to find in every single workplace
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# Workplace

The 9 people you are guaranteed to find in every single workplace

Feb 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,565 Views 0 Comments

There’s no escaping the food-stealer

The future of work: How these Irish workplaces are ending the era of the boss
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# Future Of Work

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

Dec 1st 2017, 3:13 PM 7,519 Views 3 Comments

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

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers
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Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:15 PM 13,423 Views 53 Comments

A co-founder of the Sunday Business Post, Aileen O’Toole learned some valuable lessons about operating in a male-dominated sector.

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?
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Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

Oct 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 24,073 Views 36 Comments

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year
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One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

Oct 17th 2017, 3:02 PM 8,950 Views 5 Comments

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

Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites
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Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites

Oct 11th 2017, 1:52 PM 41,677 Views 44 Comments

The woman denied accessing the sites and had sued the child services company for unfair dismissal.

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion
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Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion

Sep 26th 2017, 8:44 AM 10,690 Views 64 Comments

28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.

Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm
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Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm

Sep 14th 2017, 7:49 AM 23,830 Views 1 Comment

Two others were taken to hospital, but neither are believed to be in a critical condition.

Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty
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Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty

May 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 50,248 Views 40 Comments

Only 58% of Dubliners are willing to work with someone with a mental health difficulty

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap
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FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap

Dec 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 31,271 Views 26 Comments

One FactCheck reader saw a lot of claims about the gender pay gap this year, so we’ve taken a closer look.

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half
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# Do More With Less

'Shocking and dangerous': HSA funding for workplace safety initiatives cut by almost a half

Sep 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 9,127 Views 20 Comments

The number of inspections carried out by the HSA have taken a sharp decline in recent years.

Man dies in Cork construction site accident
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Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Aug 8th 2016, 3:24 PM 24,256 Views 14 Comments

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'
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'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'

Jul 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 809 Views 58 Comments

Natalie Marr says she posts about her mental history despite concerns that it might affect her job options.

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less
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# Mean Everything To Nothing

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less

Jun 11th 2016, 11:45 AM 14,500 Views 13 Comments

They should stay out of the way, a new research paper says.

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more
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Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 8,450 Views 141 Comments

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace
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Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace

Jan 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 49,193 Views 35 Comments

There are bad workplaces, and then there are toxic ones…

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace
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# Eye On The Prize

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace

Dec 29th 2015, 12:56 PM 8,661 Views 8 Comments

The first pictures of the headset have been released as it repositions itself as a tool for the workplace.

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'
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Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

Sep 18th 2015, 7:55 PM 38,009 Views 0 Comments

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

An office just installed this insane fridge to get workers to stay late
# Honesty Fridge
# Honesty Fridge

An office just installed this insane fridge to get workers to stay late

Sep 18th 2015, 8:50 AM 7,488 Views 9 Comments

Eh, motivational.

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

Jun 30th 2015, 6:08 AM 22,287 Views 23 Comments

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over
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You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

May 14th 2015, 3:42 PM 6,011 Views 19 Comments

And less likely during the recession.

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry
# Kilkenny
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Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry

Jan 5th 2015, 8:00 PM 23,022 Views 10 Comments

It was the first workplace accident of 2015.

Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being
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# Mindfulness

Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being

Nov 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 111 Views 1 Comment

All employees need to develop skills to manage some of the emotional barriers that prevent them from thriving at the workplace.

9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened
# Lowest Form Of Wit
# Lowest Form Of Wit

9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened

Nov 19th 2014, 9:30 PM 40,826 Views 15 Comments

*rolls eyes*

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors
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Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Nov 13th 2014, 8:59 PM 16,725 Views 85 Comments

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today
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# Slip And Fall

Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today

Nov 6th 2014, 9:19 AM 8,600 Views 7 Comments

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like
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# Like A Virgin

Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like

Sep 25th 2014, 7:10 AM 22,915 Views 35 Comments

Here’s why.

Are you Facebook friends with your boss? Half of people are
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# Work Friends

Are you Facebook friends with your boss? Half of people are

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:13 AM 11,822 Views 27 Comments

Do you get a hammock as well? Some people get a hammock.

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?
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Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?

Jun 17th 2014, 9:09 AM 14,571 Views 90 Comments

Would you tell your boss or keep it to yourself?

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