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The report says Ireland’s rate of employment amongst people with disabilities is half the European average.

In Ireland, a person with a disability is just over half as likely to be employed as a non-disabled peer, according to a new study published by the em(...)

The public service should set a target for the employment of Travellers, including an annual internship programme, to help reduce high unemployment levels in the community, an Oireachtas committee has heard.

The public service should set a target for the employment of Travellers, including an annual internship programme, to help reduce high unemployment le(...)

Women had more early starts, late finishes and sought more time off to look after children and elderly family members. Photograph: Getty Images

Women in business have taken on more of the burden of family care in the pandemic than male colleagues, according to survey findings, which have raise(...)

 The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment  said that 28 inspections or 46 per cent had detected breaches of employment law to some extent. File photograph: Dave Sleator

Nearly half of all inspections of meat processing plants over recent years detected breaches of employment law to some extent, the Department of Enter(...)

At head of function level, the research found, the proportion of women at this level of seniority has increased in all sectors with the exception of the manufacturing, distribution and “materials” industries

Research from the employers’ lobby group, Ibec, suggests the proportion of woman chief executive doubled to 16 per cent between 2001 and 2018. Ibec s(...)

Shared parental leave is helping to ensure issues relating to childcare are not restricted to women. Photograph: iStock

Transparency is here Log on to the BBC news website (bbc.com/news/business-47212342) and you’ll find a widget that allows you type in the name of UK (...)

The Economic and Social Research Institute says employment in construction will have to increase for housing supply to meet demand.

Employers’ group Ibec has welcomed the introduction of measures to reduce the current waiting times for work permits, suggesting skills shortages in c(...)

A new model of career guidance is required which embraces lifelong learning and changing career paths throughout individuals’ lives, Ibec asserts. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s secondary schools lack the resources to deliver proper career guidance to students, according to employers’ group Ibec. Its review of the s(...)

Senator Ivana Bacik said there was broad support for the introduction of legislation, which would help reduce differences in levels of remuneration between men and women. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Draft legislation aimed at reducing the gender pay gap is expected to be initiated by the Government before the summer recess and will likely be far s(...)

Overwhelmed by the amount of work they need to do, people are taking holidays from the office to catch up on their workloads.

Numerous studies carried out in recent years show many of us are working too much. From responding to emails late in the evening to bringing projects(...)

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