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#precarious work

# precarious-work - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people
# Precarious Work
# Precarious Work

Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people

Apr 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 13,742 Views 28 Comments

New research found the local drug economy – unlike precarious work – recruits young people by incentivising and enticing them.

# precarious-work - Friday 4 January, 2019

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The future of Irish jobs looks precarious

Jan 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,797 Views 31 Comments

‘If and when’ contracts and other insecure forms of employment are becoming the norm in some industries, we need regulation to make all work decent, writes Marie Sherlock.

# precarious-work - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages
# Digging In
# Digging In

'A poorly-paid job in horrendous conditions': Archaeologists' strikes to continue as they demand better wages

Nov 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,817 Views 41 Comments

The union has disputed the claim of a 65% increase in wages in the last four years, as its members’ contracts currently stipulate an hourly wage of €12.50.

# precarious-work - Friday 27 April, 2018

'Between the doctor, antibiotics and the four days off, it was €600 that I will never see again'
# Precarious Work
# Precarious Work

'Between the doctor, antibiotics and the four days off, it was €600 that I will never see again'

Apr 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 63,904 Views 52 Comments

While health inequalities affect people of different backgrounds, those who have precarious jobs are in especially difficult situations, writes Sinead Pembroke.

# precarious-work - Monday 4 December, 2017

'This should not be tolerated': ICTU says more of us are working precariously in Ireland
# Instability
# Instability

'This should not be tolerated': ICTU says more of us are working precariously in Ireland

Dec 4th 2017, 9:34 AM 9,903 Views 17 Comments

Last year, 7% of the Republic of Ireland workforce was working in temporary unemployment.

# precarious-work - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Opinion: Young people should not have to get used to precarious employment
# Republic Of Opportunity
# Republic Of Opportunity

Opinion: Young people should not have to get used to precarious employment

Oct 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,995 Views 47 Comments

Too many young people are not only struggling to find work, but work that gives them a decent salary and quality of life, writes James Doorley.