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#Employment rights

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Those in Direct Provision will be allowed to work, Minister confirms
# Employment Rights
# Employment Rights

Those in Direct Provision will be allowed to work, Minister confirms

Oct 4th 2017, 4:11 PM 13,696 Views 112 Comments

Each person living in Direct Provision receives an allowance of €21 a week.

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k
# Employment Rights
# Employment Rights

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k

Jun 19th 2015, 8:23 PM 42,413 Views 57 Comments

The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.

UAE recalls ambassador who treated his staff 'like slaves'
# Employment Rights
# Employment Rights

UAE recalls ambassador who treated his staff 'like slaves'

Nov 30th 2014, 8:23 PM 27,252 Views 91 Comments

He was ordered to pay a total of €240,000 to three workers earlier this week.

Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000
# Sacked
# Sacked

Hotdog and wine gums dispute gets fired Cineworld worker €20,000

Oct 17th 2014, 10:16 AM 38,652 Views 59 Comments

The former cinema worker purchased a regular hotdog, when he had, in fact, received a large hotdog.

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers
# Undocumented Workers
# Undocumented Workers

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

Jul 17th 2014, 10:48 AM 5,453 Views 20 Comments

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages
# Paris Bakery
# Paris Bakery

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

May 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 33,171 Views 60 Comments

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age
# Anne Ferris
# Anne Ferris

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

Apr 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 9,181 Views 38 Comments

A Bill put forward by Labour TD Anne Ferris would see the current compulsory retirement age of 65 scrapped.

Column: Discrimination of workers in state funded bodies should not be allowed anymore
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Discrimination of workers in state funded bodies should not be allowed anymore

Mar 24th 2013, 8:15 AM 67 Views 25 Comments

Protecting the staff of religious-run medical and educational institutions who are members of the LGBT community or those who are single parents should be a priority, especially if they receive state funding, says Ivana Bacik.

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies
# Workers' Rights
# Workers' Rights

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

May 1st 2012, 5:27 PM 4,118 Views 41 Comments

Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance
# Employment Rights
# Employment Rights

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 10,328 Views 101 Comments

INTO conference motion from Enniscorthy district sought to double teachers’ breastfeeding time entitlements.

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog
# Vita Cortex
# Vita Cortex

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog

Feb 8th 2012, 9:43 AM 1,520 Views 19 Comments

Labour TD Ciarán Lynch has asked the Director of Corporate Enforcement to examine the accounts of the firm which says it cannot pay statutory redundancy to its 32 former employees.

Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system
# Reform
# Reform

Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system

Jan 6th 2012, 12:12 PM 1,644 Views 22 Comments

Richard Bruton today announced developments that have been made in line with promised employment rights and industrial relations reforms.

Vita Cortex sit-in enters its tenth day - with no end in sight
# Vita Cortex
# Vita Cortex

Vita Cortex sit-in enters its tenth day - with no end in sight

Dec 27th 2011, 4:29 PM 2,279 Views 11 Comments

A SIPTU delegation visited the 32 workers today, who are fighting to get redundancy payments from the company.

Belgian union to sue Ryanair over 'illegal work practices'
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Belgian union to sue Ryanair over 'illegal work practices'

Aug 17th 2011, 9:46 PM 1,660 Views 14 Comments

The CNE workers’ union believes Ryanair’s work practices are a breach of Belgian laws. The airline disagrees.