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#employers

# employers - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Work underway to allow private sector workers to receive tax-free bonuses of up to €1,000
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Work underway to allow private sector workers to receive tax-free bonuses of up to €1,000

Jun 21st 2022, 2:50 PM 37,709 Views 36 Comments

Tánaiste confirmed to The Journal that the finance minister is working on the Budget proposal.

# employers - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Opinion: Out-of-pocket expenses for workers are way too high in Ireland
# Overpriced
# Overpriced

Opinion: Out-of-pocket expenses for workers are way too high in Ireland

May 10th 2022, 11:23 AM 28,551 Views 14 Comments

A worker in Ireland earning a very modest wage must pay market prices for essential services, writes Dr Laura Bambrick.

# employers - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Living wage proposals to be brought to Government before summer, says Varadkar
# Inflation
# Inflation

Living wage proposals to be brought to Government before summer, says Varadkar

Apr 12th 2022, 6:30 PM 21,713 Views 23 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said indexing the tax bands further is needed now more than ever.

# employers - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Cabinet approves new law which will ban restaurants and pubs withholding tips from staff
# Tips
# Tips

Cabinet approves new law which will ban restaurants and pubs withholding tips from staff

Jan 19th 2022, 7:09 PM 37,038 Views 44 Comments

New law to help those laid off due to Covid restrictions receive a special payment of up to €1,860 was also approved today.

# employers - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Budget 2022: Government considering two measures for people working from home
# WFH
# WFH

Budget 2022: Government considering two measures for people working from home

Oct 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 47,935 Views 29 Comments
  • Budget negotiations to continue this weekend on whether to give a tax break or cash boost to people working from home, reports Political Correspondent Christina Finn
  • Concerns raised that increasing the percentage someone can claim back on their bills might encourage people to be less careful about their household energy consumption.
  • The pension and welfare package will be a 'big part' of the Budget next week, says Varadkar

# employers - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says

Jun 22nd 2021, 8:50 PM 53,619 Views 52 Comments

The Data Protection Commission said the processing of vaccine data by employers likely represents “unnecessary and excessive data collection”.

# employers - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today
# Switching Off
# Switching Off

'Right to disconnect' code for workers comes into effect from today

Apr 1st 2021, 6:15 AM 67,712 Views 29 Comments

The right to disconnect gives employees the right to switch off from work outside of normal working hours,

# employers - Friday 15 January, 2021

New law will give employees the right to request remote working
# Right To Disconnect
# Right To Disconnect

New law will give employees the right to request remote working

Jan 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,936 Views 52 Comments

This year a legally admissible code of practice on the right to disconnect from work – covering phone calls, emails and switch-off time – will be introduced.

# employers - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers

Jan 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 83,672 Views 59 Comments

As vaccinations continue, employers need to consider the rights of employees when looking at the health of their teams and any return to the workplace writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# employers - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Opinion: Remote working is here to stay, so let's approach it properly and get the balance right
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Opinion: Remote working is here to stay, so let's approach it properly and get the balance right

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 20,299 Views 21 Comments

Arlene Vithaldas, head of the UCC Academy says it’s time to unwind our old-world view of a workplace that includes a long commute to expensive offices.

# employers - Friday 3 April, 2020

'Anomalies have arisen': Donohoe admits 'gap' in wage subsidy scheme for low paid workers
# Wages
# Wages

'Anomalies have arisen': Donohoe admits 'gap' in wage subsidy scheme for low paid workers

Apr 3rd 2020, 5:38 PM 65,690 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin says workers are being penalised in some cases.

# employers - Monday 30 March, 2020

Ministers urge employers to reconsider staff redundancies and look at State supports
# Business
# Business

Ministers urge employers to reconsider staff redundancies and look at State supports

Mar 30th 2020, 8:02 AM 39,088 Views 46 Comments

The government announced Covid-19 income support measures last week.

# employers - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis
# Employers
# Employers

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis

Mar 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 23,955 Views 11 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says now is a time of major change, and businesses must try to adapt.

# employers - Friday 28 February, 2020

Confusion over pay entitlements among both employers and employees if staff present with Covid-19
# HR
# HR

Confusion over pay entitlements among both employers and employees if staff present with Covid-19

Feb 28th 2020, 6:00 AM 43,903 Views 26 Comments

Businesses are being encouraged to develop contingency plans if a number of people from their workplace fall sick in the coming days and weeks.

# employers - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules
# Right To Work
# Right To Work

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Jun 27th 2018, 4:58 PM 49,992 Views 158 Comments

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

# employers - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm
# The Beast
# The Beast

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 12:24 PM 52,372 Views 65 Comments

The ISME said many businesses can not afford to pay staff if they do not come to work.

# employers - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work

Feb 27th 2018, 8:42 AM 96,867 Views 94 Comments

During Storm Ophelia’s red alert there was confusion as to whether people should go to work or remain at home.

# employers - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far
# Newborns
# Newborns

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far

Nov 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,914 Views 47 Comments

“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.

# employers - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

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

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

Oct 17th 2017, 3:02 PM 8,993 Views 5 Comments

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

# employers - Monday 7 August, 2017

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'

Aug 7th 2017, 5:48 PM 11,400 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile, just 3% of Irish exporters have a Brexit plan in place, according to a new survey.

# employers - Saturday 11 February, 2017

'You could have to live with the guilt': Warning to employers over staff driving laws
# It's The Law
# It's The Law

'You could have to live with the guilt': Warning to employers over staff driving laws

Feb 11th 2017, 8:35 AM 29,734 Views 45 Comments

New campaign to highlight employer’s responsibility to workers who drive.

# employers - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all employers be required to contribute to their workers' pensions?

Jul 19th 2016, 8:49 AM 19,891 Views 73 Comments

A new workplace saving scheme may be introduced to encourage people to save for retirement.

# employers - Thursday 14 July, 2016

A major business lobby group wants a €1 BILLION social housing spend
# Brexit
# Brexit

A major business lobby group wants a €1 BILLION social housing spend

Jul 14th 2016, 6:03 AM 17,873 Views 58 Comments

Businesses are increasingly viewing the homeless crisis in Ireland as an obstacle to economic growth.

# employers - Monday 4 July, 2016

Lots of jobs out there for graduates - but employers say they don't have the communication skills
# The Graduates
# The Graduates

Lots of jobs out there for graduates - but employers say they don't have the communication skills

Jul 4th 2016, 9:30 PM 965 Views 50 Comments

The new GradIreland survey on graduate salaries and recruitment trends has found that lack of communication skills is a real concern for employers, writes Ruairi Kavanagh.

# employers - Friday 24 June, 2016

Government puts contingency plans in place after shock Brexit result
# Brexit
# Brexit

Government puts contingency plans in place after shock Brexit result

Jun 24th 2016, 2:30 PM 19,526 Views 79 Comments

The contingency framework will monitor issues as negotiations about Britain’s EU membership continue.

# employers - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Do you really need your bosses to prove how much they love you?
# Christmas Bonus
# Christmas Bonus

Do you really need your bosses to prove how much they love you?

Dec 20th 2015, 8:45 AM 668 Views 42 Comments

There’s a problem with work relationships. We nurture them and expect them to be like our personal ones. But they’re not and can never be, writes Karen Frampton.

# employers - Monday 7 December, 2015

This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions
# Retirement
# Retirement

This chart shows how hard Irish people work for their pensions

Dec 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 26,642 Views 25 Comments

Full benefit comes after 43 years of contributions.

# employers - Friday 6 November, 2015

'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I had a nervous breakdown, but I was ready to come back to work. The gap on my CV was a big problem'

Nov 6th 2015, 5:00 PM 2,363 Views 12 Comments

We are not the ones that employers need to be worried about. They need to be conscious of their existing employees who are struggling with their mental health but are afraid to say so for fear of discrimination, writes Miriam Dowling.

# employers - Sunday 30 August, 2015

How well do you know your employment rights?
# Knowledge Is Power
# Knowledge Is Power

How well do you know your employment rights?

Aug 30th 2015, 11:15 AM 43,210 Views 44 Comments

Here’s everything you should know…

# employers - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour...
# Depressing
# Depressing

It's not easy getting work in Ireland if your skin is the wrong colour...

May 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 17,698 Views 84 Comments

Non-nationals and certain ethnicities are reporting worrying (and varying) levels of employer bias, and apparently the recession has nothing to do with it.

# employers - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Need to attract the brightest talent to your company? Here's how...

Feb 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 258 Views 7 Comments

The competition for top talent is red hot now – here’s how to make sure you get the candidates that will make your company succeed.

# employers - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 17,092 Views 55 Comments

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

# employers - Friday 16 January, 2015

Opinion: The secret to managing a stress-free employee review
# Business Sense
# Business Sense

Opinion: The secret to managing a stress-free employee review

Jan 16th 2015, 8:00 AM 508 Views 17 Comments

January is the time of year when most employees have a performance appraisal with their manager – but what are the benefits and potential pitfalls facing the employer?

# employers - Monday 22 December, 2014

Ireland's economy grew 'spectacularly' this year
# Euro
# Euro

Ireland's economy grew 'spectacularly' this year

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:20 AM 12,063 Views 35 Comments

Ibec believes the economy grew by 5.7%.

# employers - Monday 29 September, 2014

Some employers will take half of job interview candidates from Live Register
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Some employers will take half of job interview candidates from Live Register

Sep 29th 2014, 1:57 PM 8,760 Views 20 Comments

A new charter for employers has been launched by the Tánaiste Joan Burton today.

Half of people would turn down a job where social media access is restricted
# Status Update
# Status Update

Half of people would turn down a job where social media access is restricted

Sep 29th 2014, 8:23 AM 6,383 Views 21 Comments

Would you?

# employers - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

More professional jobs available - but wages offered are too low
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

More professional jobs available - but wages offered are too low

Sep 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 13,576 Views 21 Comments

Expectations of workers and employers vary and firms need to gauge what to offer candidates in high demand areas like tech and engineering.

# employers - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Employment dispute resolution: Five agencies to merge
# Slimming Down
# Slimming Down

Employment dispute resolution: Five agencies to merge

Jul 8th 2014, 7:03 PM 10,415 Views 16 Comments

The labour relations process had been described as “difficult to comprehend.”

# employers - Monday 7 July, 2014

Michael Noonan says that Ibec's budget sums "are at best a guesstimate"
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Michael Noonan says that Ibec's budget sums "are at best a guesstimate"

Jul 7th 2014, 4:12 PM 13,550 Views 56 Comments

The employers’ group says that now is the time to give consumers a break from austerity.

# employers - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off
# Strike Off
# Strike Off

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Jul 4th 2014, 10:33 PM 6,081 Views 11 Comments

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

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