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The Workplace Relations Commission has issued a new proposal that further improves the terms on offer to workers based at two Pfizer plants  in Cork. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Staff of multinational drugmaker Pfizer face a make or break vote on pensions in the coming weeks. About 400 staff have been battling company plans t(...)

Some workers are forced by  employers to declare themselves as self-employed rather than employees. Photograph: iStock

Bogus self-employment is rampant in the construction industry and the Government must move immediately to stamp out this practice , the inaugural Conn(...)

The Rusal plant, open for 35 years, is seen as a strongly positive example of inward investment policy.

It is a long way from Moscow to the rural Irish outpost of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska that supplies as much as 30 per cent of the European alu(...)

“A scourge for us is bogus self-employment and we are going to tackle that full on,” said the new Connect union. Photograph: iStock

A new 45,000-strong trade union for the construction, electrical and technical sectors has warned it will use its industrial muscle to tackle what it (...)