Passing the Interview Endurance Test

on March 21, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Passing the Interview Endurance Test Landing a position with a top company can prove a gruelling and very lengthy process, writes Sorcha Corcoran http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/passing-the-interview-endurance-test-36b37c22l Sunday Times article 17.03.2017

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How to ask for a pay rise?

on March 21, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

 Alison McGinley, EmpowerHR comments on how to ask for a pay rise… Figuring out how to ask for a pay rise | Ireland | The … www.thetimes.co.uk Figuring out how to ask for a pay rise. Prepare your case carefully before asking your boss for more money, writes Eithne Dunne     Source: Times

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Woman Wins 50K after being dismissed while pregnant

on April 27, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

A county council has been ordered to pay €50,000 to a woman after it failed to renew her contract when she notified it that she was pregnant. The Workplace Relations Commission heard that the experience “felt like it was the 1970s” to the woman and there was “an aura of anti-feminism in the council”. The […]

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Smurfit Kappa to pay 17,000 in Unfair Dismissal case

on April 21, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Smurfit Kappa has been ordered to pay €17,000 to a staff member it unfairly dismissed arising from alleged unauthorised absences connected to the man serving on a jury panel for a high-profile criminal trial. In the case, a subsidiary of the multi-national packaging firm, Smurfit Kappa Ireland Ltd sacked Jonathan Hanlon after unauthorised absences arising […]

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Dublin hotel manager told to ‘return to Africa’ after contracting TB

on April 18, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

A DUBLIN HOTEL manager was told in an anonymous letter to return to Africa after he contracted tuberculosis, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has heard.   The man, who took extended sick leave in the summer of 2014, unsuccessfully brought an unfair dismissal case to the EAT after being summarily dismissed in October of that […]

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Yahoo to cut 15% of global workforce

on February 8, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Yahoo said today it would consider “strategic alternatives” for its core Internet business and cut about 15% of its workforce. Source: Yahoo to cut 15% of global workforce – RTÉ News www.empowerhr.ie  

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2016 pay forecasts ‘too optimistic’, predicts CIPD – Press Releases – CIPD

on January 5, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

More employment records likely to be broken in the next 12 months, but average wage growth will plateau despite introduction of National Living Wage The UK’s flexible labour market will continue to deliver solid employment growth in 2016, helping to contain skills shortages and wage inflation, despite the introduction of the National Living Wage, according […]

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Accruing annual leave while on sick leave

on October 1, 2015 News, Uncategorized and Tags: , with 0 comments

From 1 October 2015, workers will be able to accrue annual leave when they are on long term sick leave.  The new legislation amends the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 to allow workers will be able to carryover suc h accrued annual leave for a period of 15 months after the leave year in question. The amendment […]

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