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From TheJournal.ie Over 40% of trainee and intern doctors say they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace Medical Council

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic' Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing Workplace

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k Work Claim

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case WRC

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ferry worker who lost 'sense of pride' after 40 years in industry awarded €80k in discrimination case Workplace Dispute

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Setting guidelines around relationships at work is a wise and obvious next step for employers' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds Vhi Report

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Silence your inner critic: How to be more confident at work (and why your boss will thank you) Confidence Boost

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

There’s no escaping the food-stealer

From TheJournal.ie The future of work: How these Irish workplaces are ending the era of the boss Future Of Work

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers Work Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel stressed at work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

From TheJournal.ie One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year Research

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

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

From TheJournal.ie Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites Warranted Dismissal

Receptionist at child services company fired for visiting hardcore porn sites

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

From TheJournal.ie Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion Research

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm Emyvale

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty Green Ribbon

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

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap Factcheck

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Cork construction site accident Midleton

Man dies in Cork construction site accident

Two other men were also injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?' Opinion

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace Depressing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace Eye On The Prize

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks' Sexual Harassment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most Internal Affairs This post contains a poll

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

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

From TheJournal.ie You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over Health And Safety

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

And less likely during the recession.

From TheJournal.ie Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry Kilkenny

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry

It was the first workplace accident of 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being Mindfulness

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Children under 7 to be banned from tractors New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

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

From TheJournal.ie Spidey senses tingling? You're much more likely to have a workplace accident today Slip And Fall

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

Thursdays in November are the riskiest time of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like Like A Virgin
From TheJournal.ie Are you Facebook friends with your boss? Half of people are Work Friends

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do? Poll This post contains a poll

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

Would you tell your boss or keep it to yourself?

From TheJournal.ie Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Workers risk "losing their jobs" because of transphobia and homophobia LGBT

Workers risk "losing their jobs" because of transphobia and homophobia

BeLonG To and ICTU have joined forces to launch a campaign to help end discrimination and bullying.

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