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Folly of sick pay proposals highlighted as jobs crisis escalates — Calleary

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has said the latest Live Register figures show that the jobs crisis continues to deteriorate and that the Government’s jobs strategy is not working. Deputy Calleary has again appealed to the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton not to make things worse by introducing a statutory sick pay scheme.

Statutory sick pay proposals need more scrutiny, says Mulherin

Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin has called on the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton to conduct a Regulatory Impact Assessment on her proposals to place the financial burden of sick pay on employers for the first four weeks of illness.

Galway and Roscommon University Hospital Group to tackle absenteeism

The Galway and Roscommon University Hospital Group is taking a multi-faceted approach to tackling absenteeism with a focus on maximising attendance, providing supportive structures for staff who, either as a result of the working environment or in the course of natural life events, become ill, and by addressing any inappropriate use of sick leave schemes.

Sick leave entitlement viewed as ‘a right by public sector’ — Conneely

Absenteeism in the public sector is viewed by a minority as an ‘entitlement’ and used by some to take a holiday from work, according to the chairman of HSE West, Cllr Padraig Conneely.

Sick leave entitlement viewed as ‘a right by public sector’ — Conneely

Absenteeism in the public sector is viewed by a minority as an ‘entitlement’ and used by some to take a holiday from work, according to the chairman of HSE West, Cllr Padraig Conneely.

Three hundred and sixteen workers on sick leave from Galway public hospitals in January/ February

A total of 316 workers were on sick leave from University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park Hospital during January and February.

Call for fair commercial rates for small business - O’Mahony

Mayo Fine Gael TD, John O’Mahony, has called for a fair commercial rates system for small business.

Workers will lose jobs if sick pay plan goes ahead, warns Healy Eames

A Galway employer has told her seven employees that if Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton’s proposal - that employers should pay the first four weeks of employees’ sick pay - goes ahead they will lose their jobs. The company will instead downsize to become a sole trader.

Small firm workers earn €35,000

Employees working in a small business earn just under €35,000 per annum on average, according to findings of the Small Firms Association.

Time to protect the old, the poor and the young

It’s typical of the media in this country - we pick an issue, focus on it, give it endless column inches and time on the airwaves, while other equally damning issues get swept under the carpet.

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