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# work - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Number of PUP recipients falls below 110,000 for the first time this year
# Income Support
# Income Support

Number of PUP recipients falls below 110,000 for the first time this year

Sep 28th 2021, 3:10 PM 6,236 Views 9 Comments

A total of 106,245 people received the payment this week.

# work - Monday 20 September, 2021

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns

Sep 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 40,539 Views 60 Comments
  • Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
  • Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
  • Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.

# work - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story
# In The Works
# In The Works

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story

Updated Sep 16th 2021, 9:39 AM 46,638 Views 51 Comments

Public health restrictions on work are easing from Monday. What does that mean for you?

# work - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Jul 29th 2021, 9:21 AM 25,535 Views 34 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

# work - Monday 12 July, 2021

10,000 jobseekers to be paid €306 per week as new work placement scheme launched
# Work Experience
# Work Experience

10,000 jobseekers to be paid €306 per week as new work placement scheme launched

Jul 12th 2021, 11:39 AM 74,917 Views 53 Comments

The Pathways to Work 2021-2025 strategy was launched by the government this morning.

# work - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?

Jul 7th 2021, 7:49 AM 51,161 Views 101 Comments

Trials of a four-day working week in Iceland have been deemed an “overwhelming success”.

# work - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Over 220,000 people receive PUP as payment closes to new applicants tomorrow
# Work
# Work

Over 220,000 people receive PUP as payment closes to new applicants tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 6:28 PM 16,630 Views 6 Comments

Under 25s are the age group with the largest number of PUP recipients.

# work - Monday 5 July, 2021

Dublin City Council passes motion calling for pilot of four-day week for staff
# Work
# Work

Dublin City Council passes motion calling for pilot of four-day week for staff

Jul 5th 2021, 10:34 PM 45,741 Views 76 Comments

Councillors across parties supported the motion to try shortening the working week.

# work - Sunday 4 July, 2021

'The fanbase was a few 100. Look on Twitter now and it's gone absolutely mad'
# Ireland 7s
From The42
# Ireland 7s

'The fanbase was a few 100. Look on Twitter now and it's gone absolutely mad'

Jul 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,203 Views 2 Comments

Ian Fitzpatrick is one of the ‘originals’ in the Ireland 7s squad who are heading for the Olympics.

# work - Friday 7 May, 2021

The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?

May 7th 2021, 8:04 PM 5,293 Views 2 Comments

On this week’s podcast episode, we look at how working from home might work in a post-Covid world.

# work - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Number of PUP recipients falls below 400,000 for the first time this year
# Work
# Work

Number of PUP recipients falls below 400,000 for the first time this year

May 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 10,308 Views 22 Comments

Over 12,000 people have closed their claim in the last week because they have returned to work.

# work - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?

Apr 22nd 2021, 10:31 AM 6,130 Views 3 Comments

In this discussion journalists Christine Bohan, Sean Murray and Adam Daly answer your questions and explore their research into the future of work.

# work - Monday 19 April, 2021

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 6:45 AM 38,971 Views 30 Comments

Whether or not you’ll be asked to return to the office – and how often – will likely vary from company to company.

# work - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
# Factfind
# Factfind

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like

Apr 15th 2021, 9:30 PM 39,941 Views 28 Comments

The government’s National Remote Work Strategy says that remote working will be a “permanent feature” after Covid-19.

# work - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

Apr 14th 2021, 9:00 AM 13,925 Views 30 Comments

We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.

# work - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?

Apr 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 11,972 Views 5 Comments

The right to disconnect allows employees to switch off from work outside of normal working hours, including the right to not respond immediately to emails, telephone calls or other messages.

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?

Apr 13th 2021, 9:17 AM 39,747 Views 38 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there is “clear evidence that some people are drifting back to the office or the workplace”.

# work - Monday 8 February, 2021

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age

Feb 8th 2021, 7:27 AM 160,257 Views 53 Comments

A person in receipt of this payment will not be required to be available for full-time work.

# work - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream
# Tipp Top
From The42
# Tipp Top

'It's something different every day' - home to hospital frontline before returning to Aussie Rules dream

Aug 16th 2020, 5:48 PM 38,438 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary and now-West Coast Eagles star Aisling McCarthy is currently focusing on work and Gaelic football.

# work - 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 35,828 Views 112 Comments

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

# work - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

'We should be actively looking at it': Calls for government to assess impact of four-day work week

Jun 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 38,753 Views 25 Comments

Supporters of a four-day week say companies could have the same levels of productivity while helping employees’ work-life balance.

# work - 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 10,625 Views 3 Comments

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

# work - 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 27,724 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.

# work - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year

Oct 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,516 Views 23 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 24th 2019, 12:43 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Swiss pharma giant Novartis confirmed up to 320 roles will be cut at its Cork campus

Oct 23rd 2019, 2:54 PM 979 Views 0 Comments

The company is closing one of its Ringaskiddy buildings.

# work - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

US firm Molex will shut its Shannon facility, impacting up to 500 jobs

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:57 PM 1,169 Views 0 Comments

The company has operated in Co Clare almost 50 years.

# work - Monday 21 October, 2019

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled
# 21st Century Workplace
From Business ETC
# 21st Century Workplace

Maternity-related complaints made to the workplace watchdog have almost doubled

Oct 21st 2019, 2:53 PM 1,248 Views 0 Comments

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# work - Friday 18 October, 2019

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,207 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

# work - 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 12,953 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.

# work - 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 36,146 Views 45 Comments

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

# work - 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 38,792 Views 28 Comments

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

# work - Thursday 22 August, 2019

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image
# Media And Marketing
From Business ETC
# Media And Marketing

As ad agencies jockey tech firms for staff, the industry is campaigning to fix its public image

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:00 AM 483 Views 0 Comments

Unable to compete on salaries, firms are focusing on providing workers with a higher ‘purpose’.

# work - Monday 19 August, 2019

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
# Emigration
# Emigration

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,381 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

# work - Friday 16 August, 2019

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you check your work emails out-of-hours?

Aug 16th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,488 Views 56 Comments

Laws to allow the right to disconnect will be considered by government, Business Minister Heather Humphreys says.

# work - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 428 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.

# work - Monday 12 August, 2019

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

We've teamed up with Griffith College to give a future business leader an online MBA scholarship

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 629 Views 0 Comments

You could earn a qualification in association with Edinburgh Business School normally worth €12,000.

# work - Friday 9 August, 2019

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Most professionals feel 'obliged' to work overtime - but they don't get paid for it

Aug 9th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,094 Views 0 Comments

A Morgan McKinley report also suggested there’s a strong appetite for trendy flexible-work options.

# work - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?
# Insights And Opinion
From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinion

Poll: Would a company's values be enough to compel you to change jobs?

Aug 6th 2019, 3:48 PM 787 Views 0 Comments

Workers seem to care less about cash and more about culture when it comes to career choices.

# work - Thursday 1 August, 2019

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working
# Work
# Work

No commuting and casting a wider talent net - why businesses are opting for remote working

Aug 1st 2019, 1:30 PM 1,305 Views 2 Comments

Irish industry experts and business people weigh in on the pros and cons of the ‘smarter way’ to work.

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