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This year
2024
Rise in employers breaking national minimum wage laws, but fewer prosecutions
Last year
2023
HSE admin staff taking industrial action over reliance on agency staff amid recruitment ban
Lawyer: 'The justifications for many redundancies in Ireland are getting thinner and thinner'
All time
Explainer: All you need to know about your new right to sick pay
Bereavement leave could be paid out of the Social Insurance Fund in the future
Opinion: It's time we designed a better politics for women that benefits us all
P&O Ferries chief executive to be quizzed by UK MPs over 800 sackings
Staff replacing sacked P&O Ferries workers face ‘poverty pay’, union claims
Cabinet approves new law which will ban restaurants and pubs withholding tips from staff
Guardiola: Player strike over fixture schedule unlikely
US President Biden slams Kellogg's for replacing workers who are on strike
Retail workers being docked pay or have to 'pay back' time to attend Covid-19 vaccine appointments
One 28-year-old retail worker told The Journal: "We are told our wages are docked for the time we are gone for the vaccine until the time we are back."
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said that it's 'in everyone's interest' for retail staff to get vaccinated, and urged employers to be more flexible.
Vaccines being offered to younger cohorts during the busy summer season may result in 'less-than-accommodating' work environments.
Workers to get at least 10 days paid sick leave phased in between now and 2025
'Under pressure': Industry urges State to open horticultural workforce to non-EU workers
Ireland has major 'pull factor' for seasonal workers fleeing economic hardship
Growing pains: Fears for migrant workers who carry the load of Ireland's horticulture boom
Uncertainties raised over protections for striking Debenhams workers
Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers
Meat plant workers have a choice between going to work with Covid symptoms or not getting paid, Dáil told
Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers
Nearly 1,500 cases linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks across the country
'Disservice' to prevent Debenhams worker protests, says Regina Doherty
'They're effectively stealing annual holidays': Dublin Bus drivers ordered to take annual leave during Covid-19 crisis
Explainer: What supports are in place for workers who get Covid-19 or have to self-isolate?
Here are workers' entitlements if they are affected by Covid-19
Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'
Poll: Should employers be banned from keeping workers tips?
16 years of precarious work in English language schools caused me to develop anxiety
Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review
Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'
'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker
Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry
HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome
Worked for €2 an hour and forced to break the law - the plight of Ireland's au pairs
VIDEO: There was a HUGE row in the Dáil last night
Factory workers in the US wear nappies as they can't take bathroom breaks
Retirement, new jobs and better laws: Clerys workers proud and positive after 'appalling' treatment
How well do you know your employment rights?
'I gave 45 years to the store': After 11 weeks, former Clerys staff aren't going away
'If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you'