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#Working

# working - Friday 5 August, 2022

Lidl to remove mandatory retirement age of 65 for its employees
# Retiring
# Retiring

Lidl to remove mandatory retirement age of 65 for its employees

Aug 5th 2022, 9:04 AM 19,724 Views 24 Comments

The company said this will allow it to “attract more mature and life-experienced talent”.

# working - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

May 24th 2022, 10:57 AM 8,780 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

# working - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 8:41 PM 56,038 Views 42 Comments

Political sources indicate health officials will be sending out a strong message to keep the rate of infection lower.

# working - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Poll: Are you ready to go back to working in an office next month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you ready to go back to working in an office next month?

Aug 31st 2021, 9:30 AM 62,782 Views 55 Comments

Will you be returning to an office when guidance changes?

# working - Thursday 17 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 17th 2020, 10:43 AM 65,765 Views 73 Comments

67% of employers surveyed said they support the idea.

# working - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'There is no agenda here': Taoiseach open to a review of PUP cases that were cut off due to travel
# Penalised
# Penalised

'There is no agenda here': Taoiseach open to a review of PUP cases that were cut off due to travel

Jul 28th 2020, 3:22 PM 14,424 Views 51 Comments

A number of concerns about how welfare payments were cut if citizens travelled abroad have been raised.

# working - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Poll: Should a four-day work week become the norm?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a four-day work week become the norm?

Jun 13th 2020, 9:44 AM 76,234 Views 96 Comments

The government has been asked to conduct research into the issue.

# working - Thursday 12 March, 2020

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers

Mar 12th 2020, 1:14 PM 53,786 Views 65 Comments

People are being advised to work from home if possible from 6pm today.

# working - Monday 19 August, 2019

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles
# College Fees
# College Fees

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

Aug 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,101 Views 39 Comments

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

# working - Friday 16 August, 2019

Government to examine if 'right to disconnect' from emails out of hours would work in Ireland
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

Government to examine if 'right to disconnect' from emails out of hours would work in Ireland

Aug 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 42,986 Views 25 Comments

The law would give workers the right to avoid emails out of hours.

# working - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'When you or I sit down in a restaurant, we need to know our tips are going directly to staff'
# Regina Doherty
# Regina Doherty

'When you or I sit down in a restaurant, we need to know our tips are going directly to staff'

Jun 16th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,217 Views 37 Comments

When a customer provides a tip after satisfactory service, they should know exactly where that money goes, writes Minister Regina Doherty.

# working - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,683 Views 0 Comments

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

# working - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'
# Doctors And Nurses
# Doctors And Nurses

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'

Dec 25th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,438 Views 31 Comments

Doctors, nurses, midwives and others will be working across the country today and throughout the week.

# working - Monday 3 December, 2018

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list
# Out Of Office
# Out Of Office

Social Protection Department gives older age of workers as reason why it's near top of sick leave list

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 17,520 Views 34 Comments

The secretary general of the department said 3,000 staff members are over 55.

# working - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'A four-day work week could lead to greater productivity and wealth'
# Future Of Work
# Future Of Work

'A four-day work week could lead to greater productivity and wealth'

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 23,032 Views 23 Comments

Fewer working hours could benefit both individuals and the economy, Kevin Callinan writes.

# working - Sunday 14 October, 2018

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 15,781 Views 18 Comments

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

# working - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'I can't see past spelling mistakes on CVs - it's a simple way to cost yourself a job'
# Jobs.ie
# Jobs.ie

'I can't see past spelling mistakes on CVs - it's a simple way to cost yourself a job'

Apr 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 33,234 Views 85 Comments

Jobs.ie general manager Chris Paye also talks about the dangers of duvet days.

# working - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say
# Standing Up
# Standing Up

Standing at work may not be as beneficial as some say

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:45 AM 18,877 Views 15 Comments

The change “does not have an effect on mental alertness”.

# working - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?
# Beyond 65
# Beyond 65

Explainer: Retirement at age 70 - what do the new rules mean?

Dec 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 51,694 Views 33 Comments

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

# working - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

Nov 21st 2017, 10:10 PM 24,057 Views 113 Comments

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

# working - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'
# Insights
# Insights

'When my dad was let go, I remember thinking I never want to be in that situation'

Aug 6th 2017, 5:00 PM 23,442 Views 8 Comments

Seeing his father lose his job inspired Keith Moran to one day set up his own business.

# working - Monday 17 July, 2017

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families

Jul 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 10,389 Views 15 Comments

The highest sign-up rate for childcare services was in Roscommon, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Carlow and Leitrim.

# working - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
# Census
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,700 Views 86 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# working - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the retirement age be abolished?

Feb 25th 2017, 4:23 PM 25,786 Views 86 Comments

A new Sinn Féin bill aims to abolish the mandatory age.

# working - Saturday 15 October, 2016

12 things only people who've worked in Tesco will understand
# Do You Have A Clubcard
From The Daily Edge
# Do You Have A Clubcard

12 things only people who've worked in Tesco will understand

Oct 15th 2016, 1:00 PM 14,953 Views 8 Comments

Let’s get ready to rumble!

# working - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work
# Working Music
# Working Music

Here's why your boss should let you listen to music at work

Sep 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 15,477 Views 18 Comments

But happy music.

# working - Saturday 6 August, 2016

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand From The Daily Edge

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

Aug 6th 2016, 1:00 PM 27,439 Views 9 Comments

Empire Records it is not.

# working - Saturday 9 July, 2016

14 things only people who've worked in Penneys will understand
# Thanks Penneys
From The Daily Edge
# Thanks Penneys

14 things only people who've worked in Penneys will understand

Jul 9th 2016, 6:00 PM 27,002 Views 3 Comments

One word: Saturdays. *scream emoji*

# working - Friday 27 May, 2016

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain
# Bring The Pain
# Bring The Pain

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

May 27th 2016, 3:12 PM 6,850 Views 14 Comments

“Why? Why was I programmed to feel pain?”

# working - Sunday 14 February, 2016

'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'

Feb 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,305 Views 141 Comments

It’s election-time and all I have to my name is my vote, writes an anonymous contributor.

# working - Sunday 7 February, 2016

This is how you can control your desktop remotely
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is how you can control your desktop remotely

Feb 7th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,764 Views 18 Comments

Or just help solve someone else’s PC/Mac problem without having to leave your own.

# working - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Here's how working in an office can be bad for you
# Office Space
# Office Space

Here's how working in an office can be bad for you

Jan 23rd 2016, 10:00 AM 20,474 Views 25 Comments

It can be a jungle in there.

# working - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Looking for a job when you're disabled can be difficult, but it shouldn't be impossible
# Opinion
# Opinion

Looking for a job when you're disabled can be difficult, but it shouldn't be impossible

Dec 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 1,027 Views 34 Comments

I accept that I’ll never work a 9-5 job like most people, but I should be able to make my contribution to society without barriers being placed in my way.

# working - Monday 16 November, 2015

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

Nov 16th 2015, 7:31 PM 23,862 Views 47 Comments

Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.

# working - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring
# Jobs
# Jobs

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring

Oct 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 39,798 Views 17 Comments

Need some extra cash this Christmas? A few places are hiring.

# working - Sunday 18 October, 2015

13 truths everyone who works in an office can relate to
# Working 9 To 5
From The Daily Edge
# Working 9 To 5

13 truths everyone who works in an office can relate to

Oct 18th 2015, 1:00 PM 11,065 Views 1 Comment

The printer is your ENEMY.

# working - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Poles give blood rather than strike in the UK
# Polish Blood
# Polish Blood

Poles give blood rather than strike in the UK

Aug 20th 2015, 4:41 PM 27,540 Views 52 Comments

“They don’t want to be second-class citizens.”

# working - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
# Rite Of Passage
# Rite Of Passage

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,561 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

# working - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live
# Not What You'd Think
# Not What You'd Think

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live

Aug 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 58,322 Views 33 Comments

The highest paid CEOs in the United States make around 350 times what the average worker does.

# working - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

This guy listed his failures and flaws on his CV -- and it totally worked
# Curriculum Vitae
From The Daily Edge
# Curriculum Vitae

This guy listed his failures and flaws on his CV -- and it totally worked

Jul 22nd 2015, 6:31 PM 11,629 Views 0 Comments

Well, that’s one way to make an impression.

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