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For employers, the stakes are high too. You think it is a disaster if you do not get the job. However, another interview is likely to come along. The employer who hires the wrong person may well have a world of trouble ahead of them, writes Liam Horan, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has said that this week’s increase in the minimum wage to €9.55 per hour will give a boost to lower paid workers in Galway.
The Low Pay Commission is recommending an increase to the minimum wage of 30 cents, bringing it to €9.55 per hour.
The Recent Developments in Employment Law Conference will explore the hot topics of the day for HR practitioners and legal professionals. The law in this area has become complex in recent years and it's a challenge to keep up with all the recent legislative and judicial developments.
With the summer holidays now under way for thousands of students around the country, the Health and Safety Authority is urging employers to be extra vigilant when it comes to taking on young workers for the summer.
Collins McNicholas & Purdy Fitzgerald Solicitors yesterday hosted a major Employment Law Breakfast Briefing in the Clayton Hotel where clients from within the multinational, Irish indigenous, SMEs and public sector from across the re%gion provided an overview on recent updates in legislation.
The Midlands branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is pleased to announce details of an upcoming presentation: Effective Case Preparation for Employment Law Hearings. The event, which is kindly sponsored by Vhi Healthcare and Athlone Institute of Technology, will take place in AIT at 6pm on Wednesday March 7, where the principal speaker will be Warren Parkes of Warren Parkes Solicitors.
The cut in minimum wage came into force today on February 1. Sinn Féin General Election candidate, Thérèse Ruane has described this as a shameful attack on the working poor. Sinn Féin will reverse the cut to protect other low income earners, according to Cllr Ruane. She insists that such a move will force more families into poverty and to rely on supplementary welfare assistance from the State. She also warns on the knock on effect for local businesses in the local economy.
Labour General Election candidate for Mayo Dr Jerry Cowley has said that the Government decision to reduce the minimum wage could have serious implications for small and medium businesses all over the country.
The new Minister of State with responsibility for public sector reform Dara Calleary TD has welcomed the agreement reached with public service unions this week. However, his jubilation may be short lived.