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#Employment

# employment - Monday 1 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience Opinion

Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience

While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.

# employment - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a job when you’re disabled can be difficult, but it shouldn’t be impossible Opinion

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

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.

# employment - Friday 13 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie My Dad was a mortician, so it’s no surprise I ended up as an embalmer Opinion

My Dad was a mortician, so it’s no surprise I ended up as an embalmer

Pamela Murphy had a unique upbringing in that her father was a mortician, so working as an embalmer never fazed her.

# employment - Monday 26 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing ‘vulgar’ comment on milk carton Compensation

Sacked Connacht Gold employee denies writing ‘vulgar’ comment on milk carton

Shop steward Conor Rafter was awarded €25,000 in compensation under the Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007.

# employment - Monday 19 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baker who worked up to 98 hours a week awarded €10,000 Labour Court

Baker who worked up to 98 hours a week awarded €10,000

Tomasz Krawczyk worked between 70 to 98 hours a week in a Limerick bakery.

# employment - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Educated, broke and fed up: how Ireland’s unemployed are struggling to get by Looking For Work

Educated, broke and fed up: how Ireland’s unemployed are struggling to get by

Unemployment rates may be dropping, but significant barriers still exist for those seeking work in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Man ‘isolated, bullied and harassed’ by work managers awarded €20,000 Employment Appeals Tribunal

Man ‘isolated, bullied and harassed’ by work managers awarded €20,000

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found that Daniel O’Reilly was constructively dismissed.

# employment - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What the Budget means to someone earning around €50,000 HIGHER EARNERS

What the Budget means to someone earning around €50,000

How does this change things for you?

# employment - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000 Equality Tribunal

Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000

The company claimed there was no suitable alternative work for her.

# employment - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie US company adds to its 13,000 staff with new Irish office Jobs

US company adds to its 13,000 staff with new Irish office

SAS is set to create 150 new jobs over the next three years.

# employment - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now

The unemployment rate has stopped falling.

# employment - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How well do you know your employment rights? Knowledge Is Power

How well do you know your employment rights?

Here’s everything you should know…

# employment - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two Employment

The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two

Employment is now increasing at a rate of over 1,000 jobs per week.

# employment - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working Back To Work

Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working

Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.

# employment - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work?

A report recommends new asylum seekers should be able to work if they have been waiting more than nine months for a decision.

# employment - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are you heading for burnout in work? Opinion

Are you heading for burnout in work?

Life is not and should not be an endurance test; nor should your job.

# employment - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer Back To The Ussr

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer

Lithuania’s KGB Act prevents former KGB employees obtaining employment in various sectors.

# employment - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Irish firms are going overseas for staff because they can’t compete with multinationals

Jobs options are up for in-demand candidates – but that’s making it tough for some.

# employment - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New report finds that only 3% of jobseekers better off on the dole Signing Off

New report finds that only 3% of jobseekers better off on the dole

The ESRI research found that eight out of 10 jobseekers would earn 40% more by finding work than staying on benefits.

# employment - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Would you hire this man? Most Irish bosses wouldn’t

Some sectors are more forgiving – but even a small visible tattoo can seriously impede your job hunt.

# employment - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A winning CV and online applications: Your graduate career toolkit Advice

# employment - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How do you get over your first love when it was your first job? Opinion

How do you get over your first love when it was your first job?

I didn’t realise how much of my identity was wrapped up in my job. I loved it. Then a workplace accident forced me to redirect my life.

# employment - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working? Workforce

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

# employment - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams just can’t see the point of Labour in government The Left Way

Gerry Adams just can’t see the point of Labour in government

But a Labour Party TD says that’s a “bit rich”.

# employment - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight Emigration

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight

The online application portal opened at 7pm and shut minutes later.

# employment - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The majority of Irish workers lack motivation – but why?

Just 16% of employees in Ireland are actively engaged in their work, which is alarming for a country still recovering from a catastrophic economic downturn.

# employment - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How to master the art of saying ‘No’ Opinion

How to master the art of saying ‘No’

It’s a small word but many of us are afraid of using it…

# employment - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie MS sufferer made to do ‘boring, degrading and insulting’ work awarded €20,000 Equality Tribunal

MS sufferer made to do ‘boring, degrading and insulting’ work awarded €20,000

She had been inappropriately transferred by her employer.

# employment - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’ We're Not Partying

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

# employment - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this? Opinion

The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this?

We need to face up to what’s gone wrong with spatial policy in this country.

# employment - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a job? Munster is the place to be Just The Job

Looking for a job? Munster is the place to be

Employers in the southernmost province are gearing up for a hiring splurge over the next three months

# employment - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs Equality

NUI Galway says questionnaire about menstrual cycles did not decide who got jobs

The forms were given to them upon receiving a job offer.

# employment - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Got €1.36 to spare? You could buy 130 houses in this “ghost town”* Songs From Northern Britain

Got €1.36 to spare? You could buy 130 houses in this “ghost town”*

*If you’re willing to do them up and manage them.

# employment - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job* Shots Fired

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

# employment - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge … with some American inspiration Back To Work

Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge … with some American inspiration

The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.

# employment - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’ll be no charging of your mobile when you’re working for Ryanair Out Of Charge

There’ll be no charging of your mobile when you’re working for Ryanair

The conditions of employment at the airline are ‘observed to be an area of concern’ according to a new pilots’ survey.

# employment - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Good news if you’re looking for a job – there’s more out there and fewer of us are looking for them Job Fairy

Good news if you’re looking for a job – there’s more out there and fewer of us are looking for them

However recovery is still cautious in the construction sector.

# employment - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work Pay Cheque

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work

A substantial minimum wage rise right now would be a very hollow victory if it meant that businesses couldn’t remain competitive and collapsed.

# employment - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people Research

The Great Recession had a HUGE impact on Ireland’s young people

A new ESRI study has looked at how many young people were unemployed in recent years – and it’s grim reading.

# employment - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year? Employment

People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year?

That doesn’t include Ireland, of course.

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