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#Employment rights

# employment-rights - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

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

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

# employment-rights - Friday 19 June, 2015

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

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

# employment-rights - Sunday 30 November, 2014

UAE recalls ambassador who treated his staff 'like slaves'

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

# employment-rights - Friday 17 October, 2014

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

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

# employment-rights - Thursday 17 July, 2014

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

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

# employment-rights - Friday 23 May, 2014

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

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

# employment-rights - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Dáil to hear another attempt to end compulsory retirement age

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

# employment-rights - Sunday 24 March, 2013

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

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.

# employment-rights - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

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

# employment-rights - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Teachers sought increase in breastfeeding time allowance

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

# employment-rights - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog

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.

# employment-rights - Friday 6 January, 2012

Jobs Minister begins overhaul of industrial relations system

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

# employment-rights - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

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

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

# employment-rights - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Belgian union to sue Ryanair over 'illegal work practices'

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