ICTU general secretary Patricia King said on Monday the union was “fully committed to ensuring workers’ hard-won rights are preserved when working remotely, that protections are fit for purpose and that the post Covid-19 world of remote working does not lead to greater work precarity and casualisation”. File photograph: iStock

Remote working has the potential to be a “win-win“ for rural communities and workers’ quality of life, trade unions have said. However, the Irish Con(...)

‘Any notion of pay increases are off the agenda for 2021. This is especially so for those reliant on the Irish domestic economy.‘

For most employers, any notion of pay increases are off the agenda for 2021, a leading private sector employment and industrial relations consultancy (...)

Skillnet Ireland chief executive Paul Healy: ‘We help industry become more competitive by giving companies access to the skills they require.’

Launched yesterday, Skillnet Ireland’s new Statement of Strategy is based on the three pillars of workforce design, people development and strategic i(...)

The National College of Ireland in the IFSC in Dublin.

The National College Of Ireland (NCI) third-level institute says it is on the lookout for a second campus in Dublin city in addition to its current ba(...)

It is predicted that more than half of today’s recruits to the US Air Force will never physically fly an aircraft but will operate drones instead. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

Technological disruption may displace some traditional skills and jobs, but it will also create many new opportunities for employment growth. However,(...)

Employers have to look at the impact of digitalisation as AI and robots take over the workplace.

The world of work is changing at an unprecedented rate. International research indicates that 85 per cent of the jobs which will exist in 2030 have ye(...)

NCI chairman Denis O’Brien: directors’ report warns of reduction in cash from the Higher Education Authority’s Springboard programme. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Accounts were filed this week for the National College of Ireland (NCI), the third-level institution chaired by Denis O’Brien. His fellow directors in(...)

The biggest group affected by the row over pensions at Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority is deferred members of the insolvent Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The biggest group affected by the row over pensions at Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has warned current p(...)

Government ministers last week urged Siptu to call off its proposed strike

An expert panel is to be established to investigate a resolution to the ongoing dispute that threatens to ground air travel in and out of the R(...)

Ibec director of industrial relations Brendan McGinty said  it was imperative that the “foundation of our collective bargaining arrangements must remain voluntary”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Any move to introduce new collective bargaining rights would cost jobs and significantly reduce the attractiveness of Ireland as a location for invest(...)

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