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#Employment

# employment - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Aldi to create 1,050 jobs across the country, including 700 permanent roles
# Jobs
# Jobs

Aldi to create 1,050 jobs across the country, including 700 permanent roles

Wed 8:46 AM 29,488 Views 28 Comments

The supermarket chain plans to open a number of new stores in Ireland this year.

# employment - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Striking Debenhams workers 'shocked' at recommendation for €3m training fund
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Striking Debenhams workers 'shocked' at recommendation for €3m training fund

Dec 16th 2020, 7:47 AM 65,853 Views 73 Comments

Former staff with the company have been protesting since April.

# employment - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Poll: Should employees be given the right to ask to work from home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should employees be given the right to ask to work from home?

Oct 17th 2020, 11:27 AM 45,579 Views 94 Comments

The Tánaiste has said the government is looking at providing people with the legal right to request remote working.

# employment - Monday 27 July, 2020

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work
# Alternative Work
# Alternative Work

On the pandemic unemployment payment? The Taoiseach says you should be seeking work

Jul 27th 2020, 8:06 PM 35,782 Views 112 Comments

If people can seek alternative work, they should seek it, says Micheál Martin.

# employment - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Wage subsidy extension, cheaper loans and rates waiver to be discussed at July stimulus meeting
# Employment
# Employment

Wage subsidy extension, cheaper loans and rates waiver to be discussed at July stimulus meeting

Jul 8th 2020, 2:57 PM 26,823 Views 18 Comments

The July Jobs Stimulus Plan will be unveiled in the next two weeks.

# employment - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 13,536 Views 19 Comments

The number of people in receipt of Covid-related payments is decreasing as more businesses start to reopen.

# employment - Monday 15 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
# LGBT
# LGBT

US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

Jun 15th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,062 Views 24 Comments

The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

# employment - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Poll: Should a four-day work week become the norm?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a four-day work week become the norm?

Jun 13th 2020, 9:44 AM 76,177 Views 96 Comments

The government has been asked to conduct research into the issue.

# employment - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Covid-19 brought major changes to labour market by end of first quarter, CSO stats show
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 brought major changes to labour market by end of first quarter, CSO stats show

May 21st 2020, 4:49 PM 9,496 Views 5 Comments

Employment levels were down to 1.75 million people by the end of April.

# employment - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Donohoe describes predicted 22% unemployment rate as 'horrific'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Donohoe describes predicted 22% unemployment rate as 'horrific'

Apr 22nd 2020, 10:20 AM 28,033 Views 110 Comments

However, the finance minister said Ireland will rebuild its economy.

# employment - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,608 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

# employment - Friday 6 March, 2020

Explainer: What supports are in place for workers who get Covid-19 or have to self-isolate?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What supports are in place for workers who get Covid-19 or have to self-isolate?

Mar 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 39,378 Views 60 Comments

A Cabinet subcommittee will discuss proposals for worker supports on Monday.

# employment - Monday 17 February, 2020

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits
# Searches
# Searches

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits

Feb 17th 2020, 2:11 PM 82,305 Views 0 Comments

The Garda National Immigration Bureau searched premises in Dublin and Meath in recent weeks.

# employment - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Irish economic growth expected to slow even with Brexit trade deal, says Central Bank
# Economy
# Economy

Irish economic growth expected to slow even with Brexit trade deal, says Central Bank

Feb 12th 2020, 10:35 AM 14,100 Views 27 Comments

Overall, the country’s economic growth has been described as “broadly positive”.

# employment - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
# Travel To Work
# Travel To Work

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,611 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

# employment - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over
# Retirement
# Retirement

'It's not a burden, it's an opportunity': One fifth of Irish workforce aged 55 and over

Oct 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 12,877 Views 5 Comments

Research has also revealed workers between the age of 55 and 64 are almost twice as likely than younger workers to experience a workplace fatality.

# employment - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week
# Employment
# Employment

'It's like having a bank holiday every week': Trade union calls for four-day work week

Sep 26th 2019, 2:29 PM 36,000 Views 45 Comments

A number of organisations have come together in support of the idea, saying productivity levels could be maintained or even increased.

# employment - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000
# Employment
# Employment

The average graduate starting salary is now over €30,000

Aug 28th 2019, 6:10 AM 35,061 Views 28 Comments

Law is the best paid sector, according to new research.

# employment - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

What would change if the government gave everyone in Ireland €200 a week?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

What would change if the government gave everyone in Ireland €200 a week?

Jul 24th 2019, 8:30 PM 57,976 Views 56 Comments

It could empower Irish workers, but is it really the best solution for the country’s poorest and most vulnerable citizens?

Could a €200-per-week basic income make Irish people happier - and more motivated?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

Could a €200-per-week basic income make Irish people happier - and more motivated?

Jul 24th 2019, 6:45 AM 44,580 Views 102 Comments

How likely is the idea to work here? We discuss the pros and cons in episode five of Ireland 2029.

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment
# Penalty Rates
# Penalty Rates

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment

Jul 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 69,354 Views 130 Comments

5,821 people were subject to ‘penalty rates’ during the first half of the year.

# employment - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford
# The Agora Companies
# The Agora Companies

Global publishing group announces more than 130 new jobs in Waterford

Jul 18th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,083 Views 1 Comment

The Agora Companies is a consortium of more than 40 media companies around the world.

# employment - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

Jun 27th 2019, 12:00 PM 28,497 Views 82 Comments

There are pros and cons.

# employment - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Jun 26th 2019, 9:50 AM 54,275 Views 57 Comments

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

# employment - Friday 21 June, 2019

Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath
# Employment
# Employment

Only 6% of people have held down a job for over a year on JobPath

Jun 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 26,148 Views 46 Comments

Over 226,851 people have engaged with the government’s JobPath service in the last four years.

# employment - Thursday 20 June, 2019

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation
# Career Opportunities
# Career Opportunities

LinkedIn announces 800 new jobs as part of expansion of Irish operation

Jun 20th 2019, 9:43 AM 20,105 Views 26 Comments

The move will see the company’s Irish workforce expand by two thirds.

# employment - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

May 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 55,034 Views 14 Comments

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

# employment - Saturday 6 April, 2019

There has been a spike in managers buying into the multibillion-dollar life coaching business
# Jobs
# Jobs

There has been a spike in managers buying into the multibillion-dollar life coaching business

Apr 6th 2019, 11:00 AM 16,875 Views 15 Comments

Industry experts say execs are looking for skills to help them hang on to staff.

# employment - Monday 4 March, 2019

What are the new 'casual employment' laws that came into force today?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What are the new 'casual employment' laws that came into force today?

Mar 4th 2019, 9:52 PM 53,494 Views 37 Comments

Zero-hour contracts are banned in most circumstances from today.

# employment - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Irish tech company announces 150 new jobs in Dublin
# Workhuman
# Workhuman

Irish tech company announces 150 new jobs in Dublin

Feb 27th 2019, 8:14 AM 27,690 Views 27 Comments

Workhuman also announced a €4 million investment into its headquarters in Dublin.

# employment - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000
# Overturned
# Overturned

Man accused of 'stealing' from employer for taking sick leave over back injury awarded €10,000

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 36,987 Views 0 Comments

The fresh produce employee took a case against his former employer to the Labour Court this week.

# employment - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity

Jan 17th 2019, 12:15 PM 38,610 Views 29 Comments

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme

# employment - Monday 7 January, 2019

Poll: Are you looking for a new job this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you looking for a new job this year?

Jan 7th 2019, 10:13 AM 22,118 Views 16 Comments

More than half of employers expect to lose employees this year.

# employment - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs
# Mr Roboto
# Mr Roboto

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs

Dec 30th 2018, 8:05 AM 42,335 Views 76 Comments

The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.

# employment - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland
# Diversity
# Diversity

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland

Dec 18th 2018, 6:20 AM 19,196 Views 67 Comments

This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.

# employment - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

New laws banning zero hour contracts 'in most circumstances' to be in place in March
# Insecure Work
# Insecure Work

New laws banning zero hour contracts 'in most circumstances' to be in place in March

Dec 12th 2018, 10:38 PM 21,558 Views 40 Comments

The minister described it as one of the most significant changes ‘in a generation’.

There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show
# Employment
# Employment

There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show

Dec 12th 2018, 8:04 AM 21,643 Views 45 Comments

61,900 additional people entered employment in 2017, according to the latest National Skills Bulletin.

# employment - Monday 3 December, 2018

Opinion: When I became disabled I thought I had no future but now I'm studying for a PhD
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: When I became disabled I thought I had no future but now I'm studying for a PhD

Dec 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 15,260 Views 6 Comments

I thought my life was as good as over when I became disabled and lost my business, but studying at the National Learning Network changed everything, writes Keith Murphy.

# employment - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled
# Long Hours
# Long Hours

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Nov 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 20,380 Views 46 Comments

Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.

# employment - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Blockchain has a big problem - Irish workers aren't interested

Nov 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 34,180 Views 51 Comments

The budding industry is crying out for talent.

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