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# Perks

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# perks and benefits
'Two years is a long time': How PayPal is trying to hold onto company-hopping young staff
Louise Phelan says the payments giant is rolling out the perks for millennials.
# few extra prawns
This parish priest in Mayo found a lovely extra surprise on his lunch order
Special treatment.
# starlizard
The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win
Tony Bloom is a name unfamiliar to many. But the man, and his company Starlizard, make an absolute fortune out of betting markets like the English Premier League.
# Secret Footballer
'At every club there's a host of obliging women' - Inside the life of a Premier League footballer
In the Secret Footballer’s latest book he talks about all the female attention showered on him and his team-mates.
# prison perks
Karen Buckley's killer to get prison perks including Playstation and satellite TV
Alexander Pacteau was sentenced to 23 years for the murder of Irish nurse Karen Buckley
# Perks
Harrington's win has big implications for his world ranking, his bank balance and The Masters
The three-time Major champion had to wait a long time for his latest PGA tour win.
# bully boy tactics
'Like a fella kicking his wife': Clare Daly slams Aer Lingus for removing perks from workers
The independent TD said the airline’s decision to remove perks from cabin crew who went on strike last week was “outrageous”.
# Hedging Their Best
Here are 21 perks Wall Street hedge fund employees get
You’re going to wish you worked there.
Column: The Haddington Road deal is just the same as the last, with a few tweaks
Instead of uniting against this draconian piece of legislation, the unions are operating under a ‘me fein’ attitude that will help no one, writes Kieran Allen.
# Allowances
Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want abolished
New appointees in the public/civil sector may no longer get allowances for things you may not have known they were entitled to… like not leaking exam papers and for “night attire”.
# thanks google
Google adds death benefits to list of 'perks'... what else do employees get?
If a Google employee dies, the company is making sure those left behind are looked after.
Staff reject AIB plans for pay freeze and pension changes
The IBOA says the proposals are not acceptable, but the bank – which holds its AGM today – says costs must be cut.
AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions
Staff were informed of the plan in an email circulated today. Perks like gym memberships will also be cut.
# Political perks
Ministers to keep €3,500 laundry allowance, Government confirms
Michael Noonan said he had no plans to remove the perk, which can be claimed as a tax refund by ministers who stay in hotels.
# Google Ireland
Google set to build swimming pool for Irish staff
The search giant plans to offer the in-house facility as one of a range of perks for workers in its new Montevetro building.
Former IMF head Srauss-Kahn swaps luxurious life for jail cell
Perks and a hefty salary were among the things Dominique Strauss-Kahn enjoyed as managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Now he’s in a jail cell in New York.
# Perks
Civil servants hold onto their two 'privilege days'
The days – taken at Easter and Christmas – date back to pre-Independence days.
# Perks Outrage
Varadkar condemns AIB staff perk scheme
Fine Gael TD says AIB “still thinks it’s in the Celtic tiger-era.”