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# work - Thursday 18 October, 2018

A bus driver sacked for sharing 'shock' pictures of a faulty wheel has won an unfair dismissal claim
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A bus driver sacked for sharing 'shock' pictures of a faulty wheel has won an unfair dismissal claim

Oct 18th 2018, 3:57 PM 2,147 Views 0 Comments

The coach company said the personal Facebook post was a breach of its social media policy.

# work - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Sligo's Frankli is trying to cure firms of their 'big-bang approach' to staff feedback
# Startups And Tech
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# Startups And Tech

Sligo's Frankli is trying to cure firms of their 'big-bang approach' to staff feedback

Oct 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,335 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the HR tech company.

# work - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

There was a decrease in new business formations - but fewer collapses too
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There was a decrease in new business formations - but fewer collapses too

Oct 16th 2018, 1:00 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

The decline in insolvencies has been attributed to more companies entering mature growth.

# work - Monday 15 October, 2018

Poll: Do you think there's too much focus on college degrees at the expense of trades?
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Poll: Do you think there's too much focus on college degrees at the expense of trades?

Oct 15th 2018, 2:57 PM 1,113 Views 0 Comments

Some say a skills shortage in construction is hindering the country’s ability to deliver homes.

# work - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down

Oct 14th 2018, 5:30 PM 17,370 Views 7 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'
# Standing Desks
# Standing Desks

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Oct 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 15,700 Views 18 Comments

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

# work - Saturday 13 October, 2018

How people with disabilities hold the key to future-proofing Ireland's workforce
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How people with disabilities hold the key to future-proofing Ireland's workforce

Oct 13th 2018, 12:00 PM 234 Views 0 Comments

Workers with neurological differences can bestow special skills in businesses.

# work - Friday 12 October, 2018

'I thought starting a business was for people who went to Smurfit school - I didn't think I could do it'
# Insights And Opinion
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# Insights And Opinion

'I thought starting a business was for people who went to Smurfit school - I didn't think I could do it'

Oct 12th 2018, 5:32 PM 1,239 Views 0 Comments

After years in health service administration, Margaret Young quit her job to set up her own firm.

# work - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days'
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days'

Oct 11th 2018, 3:49 PM 1,320 Views 1 Comment

The housing crisis is making Ireland a less attractive destination for foreign workers.

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down
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Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down

Oct 11th 2018, 3:47 PM 753 Views 0 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here
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HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here

Oct 11th 2018, 3:38 PM 13,361 Views 30 Comments

The tech firm’s global recruitment boss says candidates have knocked back offers after doing the sums on rent.

# work - Saturday 6 October, 2018

HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here
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HubSpot could hit 1,000 staff in Dublin soon - if it can convince workers to move here

Oct 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,126 Views 0 Comments

The tech firm’s global recruitment boss says candidates have knocked back offers after doing the sums on rent.

'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days'
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

'I have 20 years' experience as a recruiter - but I feel more like an estate agent these days'

Oct 6th 2018, 12:00 PM 2,693 Views 0 Comments

The housing crisis is making Ireland a less attractive destination for foreign workers.

# work - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly
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Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly

Oct 4th 2018, 3:57 PM 1,771 Views 0 Comments

The electronics manufacturer is culling 65 jobs at its Tullamore facility.

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down
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From Business ETC
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Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down

Oct 4th 2018, 12:19 PM 860 Views 0 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

# work - Saturday 29 September, 2018

How Ireland can nurture a generation of blockchain professionals
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

How Ireland can nurture a generation of blockchain professionals

Sep 29th 2018, 12:00 PM 640 Views 0 Comments

This isn’t a lofty ambition – there’s already a groundswell of momentum behind the technology.

# work - Friday 28 September, 2018

Ikea's Irish bosses have been accused of fostering 'a repressive, anti-union environment'
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Ikea's Irish bosses have been accused of fostering 'a repressive, anti-union environment'

Sep 28th 2018, 4:20 PM 1,028 Views 0 Comments

Mandate and several other trade unions have filed a complaint with Dutch authorities.

Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly
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From Business ETC
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Sennheiser has been told to offer better redundancy payouts to staff being axed in Offaly

Sep 28th 2018, 11:32 AM 1,370 Views 0 Comments

The electronics manufacturer is culling 65 jobs at its Tullamore facility.

# work - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk'
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk'

Sep 27th 2018, 4:20 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

Trade union Mandate has strongly rejected the claims.

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

Sep 27th 2018, 4:14 PM 1,185 Views 0 Comments

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear

Sep 27th 2018, 4:12 PM 5,414 Views 2 Comments

CEO Stephen Kavanagh has rejected claims the airline is trying to oust legacy-contract holders.

# work - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk'
# Retail And Services
From Business ETC
# Retail And Services

Lloyds Pharmacy has accused striking workers of 'putting the lives of patients at risk'

Sep 25th 2018, 10:08 AM 695 Views 0 Comments

Trade union Mandate has strongly rejected the claims.

# work - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear
# Tourism And Transport
From Business ETC
# Tourism And Transport

Aer Lingus is building a multimillion-euro training centre - but some staff's future is unclear

Sep 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 4,728 Views 0 Comments

CEO Stephen Kavanagh has rejected claims the airline is trying to oust legacy-contract holders.

# work - Friday 21 September, 2018

A worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about bosses won a €7,700 claim
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A worker who posted derogatory Facebook memes about bosses won a €7,700 claim

Sep 21st 2018, 12:30 AM 533 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed the retailer’s managing director kicked her chair, sparking the unfair dismissal case.

# work - Thursday 20 September, 2018

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled
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# Work

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

Sep 20th 2018, 4:37 PM 1,709 Views 0 Comments

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

Sep 20th 2018, 3:55 PM 2,399 Views 0 Comments

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

# work - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'
# Facial Hair
# Facial Hair

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

Sep 19th 2018, 6:34 AM 26,844 Views 47 Comments

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

# work - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'
# Retail And Services
From Business ETC
# Retail And Services

A retail worker got a €2,500 payout after claims he was subjected to a 'beard vendetta'

Sep 18th 2018, 3:29 PM 2,610 Views 0 Comments

The man said his employer broke workplace laws in its ‘punitive action’ against him over his facial hair.

As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled
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From Business ETC
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As Ireland's talent war rumbles on, the cost of replacing staff has doubled

Sep 18th 2018, 11:35 AM 4,271 Views 0 Comments

The average price tag on replacing a worker now stands at €13,100.

# work - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

A Waterford haulier has been penalised over claims it used a faulty device to track break times
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A Waterford haulier has been penalised over claims it used a faulty device to track break times

Sep 12th 2018, 1:06 PM 1,587 Views 0 Comments

Mark Lonergan Transport was ordered to pay the worker €2,500 for breaching EU regulations.

# work - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Despite the heat from Facebook, recruiter CPL is reaping the rewards of temporary staff
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Despite the heat from Facebook, recruiter CPL is reaping the rewards of temporary staff

Sep 11th 2018, 11:10 AM 531 Views 0 Comments

The agency was recently embroiled in the controversy over how the social media site moderates content.

# work - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Thousands of mums are educated and experienced - but can't afford to go to work'

Sep 9th 2018, 8:35 AM 21,148 Views 58 Comments

The founder of a company that specialises in finding mothers flexible employment describes what she’s discovered about this topic through her work.

# work - Thursday 6 September, 2018

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

Sep 6th 2018, 2:45 PM 3,083 Views 2 Comments

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm
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Pharma giant Chanelle Group is making one of the largest investments in Galway by any Irish firm

Sep 6th 2018, 10:52 AM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

Michael Burke’s company has plans to spend €86 million on new research and facilities.

# work - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to accept a deal struck by unions
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Ryanair pilots in Ireland have voted to accept a deal struck by unions

Sep 5th 2018, 12:45 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# work - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000
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From Business ETC
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A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000

Sep 4th 2018, 12:03 PM 3,160 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.

# work - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire
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'Precarious work becoming the norm': How a ban on zero-hours contracts may backfire

Sep 1st 2018, 4:00 PM 19,910 Views 52 Comments

Experts say banning the contracts could just give rise to other insecure work setups.

# work - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch
# Cooler Bags
# Cooler Bags

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch

Aug 30th 2018, 6:30 PM 27,148 Views 68 Comments

Trade union Siptu has taken operator Transdev to the Labour Court over the ‘cooler bag’ dispute.

A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

A bartender won compensation after being asked to form a 'human barrier' at a concert

Aug 30th 2018, 5:58 PM 666 Views 0 Comments

An agency broke employment laws by asking the man to perform the task, which wasn’t in his contract.

Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Overhauling a dole system that 'discourages' jobseekers could help plug Ireland's skills gaps

Aug 30th 2018, 5:53 PM 637 Views 0 Comments

The National Recruitment Federation also noted the cost of childcare is keeping people out of work.