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There is a campaign to get the Government to recognise parental alienation, with 18 county councils passing motions calling for  the implementation of  recommendation 36 of the Report on Reform of the Family Law System. Photograph: iStock

Like most other grandparents around the country, John and his wife, Anne, can’t see their grandchildren during the Covid-19 shutdown. But for them the(...)

Banks are redirecting staff to help larger offices and contact centres cope with the surge in queries from customers. Photograph: Getty

Thousands of frontline bank workers are being offered top-up payments for putting their shoulders to the wheel as the sector seeks to maintain service(...)

Union officials estimate that between 5,000 and 6,000 workers in the banking industry work in or are linked directly to branch networks.

The Financial Service Union (FSU) has written to the State’s banks and the Central Bank looking for an industry-wide approach to protect frontline sta(...)

 Jeremy Masding, group chief executive  of  Permanent TSB where job cuts are expected to be announed next year. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding, who announced on Thursday he plans to quit at some stage next year after eight years at the helm, has so(...)

One-quarter of workers in the financial sector feel they are expected to answer calls and emails outside of work hours, according to a survey. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

One-quarter of workers in the financial sector feel they are expected to answer calls and emails outside of work hours, according to a new University (...)

“The ‘always on’ culture exists in many workplaces, and there are very few protections against it.” Photograph: Getty Images

The Government will publish a report in coming months on issues around flexible working, including the impact on the welfare of employees caused by ex(...)

‘Employees can’t be innovative if they are so overworked that they don’t have time to think.’ Photograph: iStock

One of the depressing realities of returning to work after a well-earned break is an overflowing inbox. In a split second the relaxed holiday feeling (...)

Flexible and home working arrangements can bring positives, but on the other hand they can also blur the lines between work and home life

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has written to Heather Humphreys, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, urging the Government to pr(...)

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has come out in favour of a Sinn Féin Bill backed by Pearse Doherty TD that would prevent banks from selling home loans to so-called vulture funds without borrowers’ permission

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has come out in favour of a Sinn Féin Bill that would prevent banks from selling home loans to so-called vulture fu(...)

The IFSC. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has launched its first ever cross-sector survey, seeking to build a broad picture of working conditions as it seeks(...)

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