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# Workplace

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# handy tips
5 pieces of career advice we learned from Charles Handy
The influential Irish-born workplace philosopher is to make a rare appearance in Dublin next month.
# Dilemma
The burning question*: Crisp sandwiches - right or wrong?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Column: Women are still blatantly discriminated against in the office
All the figures show that women are paid and promoted less than their male colleagues. It’s time we took action, writes Mary Mitchell O’Connor.
# Clare
Man dies in Clare workplace accident
The Health and Safety Authority has confirmed that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident at a garage in Sixmilebridge.
# Workplace
Over half of businesses in Ireland restrict social media use in workplace - survey
A survey of over 80 IT and security professionals has found that one in four employers block access to all social media websites in the workplace.
Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too
Paternity leave isn’t just an issue for fathers, writes Senator Ivana Bacik – it would help women finally achieve equality in the workplace.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you experienced inequality in the workplace?
A new ESRI study appears to suggest that the battle for equality in the workplace has not been hit by the recession – in fact, more Irish workplaces have a formal equality policy in place than ever. Have you ever been a victim of workplace inequality?
# Stress
Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows
People under 30 are also far more likely to call in sick to work than those over 55, according to the study.
# Gender Gap
Gender pay gap got wider during downturn - official report
New data from the Central Statistics Office show that the gap between pay for men and women widened in 2009.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever suffered harassment where you work?
As a report shows a large increase in complaints of workplace discrimination, we’re asking: Has it happened to you?
# Pregnancy
More than third of women experience 'crisis pregnancy'
New figures show that nearly half of women reported financial concerns as a reason.
'Job Shadow' day to give people a foot in workplace door
Innovative project next Wednesday will see people with disabilities given a mentor for the day and a chance to explore different jobs.
# Sad
Woman dies at workplace desk... nobody notices until next day
Rebecca Wells, 51, worked for the county of Los Angeles. She died on Friday morning… but nobody realised until Saturday.
# Your Say
It's official: workers hate the 'current economic climate'
The recession euphemism is top in a list of irritating workplace phrases, according to a new survey.