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New data shows Irish wages up 2.7pc - highest since 2008

New data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that average weekly earnings increased by 2.7 per cent up to the third quarter of this year.

ISME calls for public sector pay commission

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has called for an independent Public Sector Pay Commission to determine all future pay arrangements across the public sector.

Women in Galway twice as likely to be unemployed as men according to new figures

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Almost twice as many women as men have joined the Live Register in Galway in the last three months, as the trend in unemployment turns upwards again, according to recent figures from the CSO.

Wage increase places value on Galway Workers, says Derek Nolan 

Galway West TD Derek Nolan has said that the recommended increase to the minimum wage is about making work pay. Speaking about the Low Pay Commission’s recommendation of increasing the minimum wage by 50c to €9.15 per hour, Deputy Nolan said:

Workshops to motivate jobseekers

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Non-profit organisation ProActivate Ireland will be hosting a workshop about motivational techniques for those working with the unemployed on December 15 from 9.30am to 1pm at their offices in Galway city centre.

Unemployment drops by 10.6% in Mayo – O’Mahony

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, John O'Mahony has said that a drop of 10.6% in unemployment figures for Mayo is a clear indication that the economic recovery is well underway.

Radical new approach needed to tackle unemployment crisis — Calleary

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on jobs Dara Calleary has called for an urgent and radical change in the Government’s approach to tackling the jobs crisis, as long-term unemployment reaches alarming levels.

Less than ten per cent of retail employers plan pay increases in 2013

Retail Excellence Ireland, the largest retail industry trade body in Ireland, has published a new Retail Industry Labour Pay Rate Intentions survey which found that fewer than 10 per cent of retailers are planning pay increases in 2013.

New fund will help unemployed construction workers

Funding to assist construction workers who are unemployed to get back into the work place has been made available by the European Union according to local Fianna Fail Councillor Andrew McGuinness.


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