It’s in response to lengthy delays by the Department of Further Education in bringing them an offer, after years of back and forth, organisers say.
Mega-Marathon Job-Application Processes Have Been on the Rise at Dublin Tech Firms
More and more employers are asking job seekers to do hefty assignments as part of their applications, says Laura Bambrick, of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
When Losing a Job Means Losing a Home and Immigration Status Too
At the start of the year, Salaha Rasool had a job at a meat plant paying €27,000 a year, and a room in a shared house. By mid-February, he had lost everything.
Does Fear of Losing the Common Travel Area with the UK Keep Ireland from Reforming Law on Migrant Workers?
All EU countries except Ireland and Denmark have adopted the Employers Sanction Directive.
For International Students Working in Private Nursing Homes, After-Graduation Work Permits and Higher-Paid Jobs Remain Elusive
The nursing homes can pay them less while they are on student visas, than if they had to sponsor them to get work permits.
As Deliveroo Workers Push for Better Work Conditions, There’s Debate About How to Organise
Deliveroo riders have differing demands around what would make their job better and different views on the paths to advocate for that.
A Woman Welder from Cameroon Finds the Industry Unwelcoming
Vivian Agwe thought there’d be more women welders in Ireland, but more than 90 percent of those working in skilled trades here are men.
Does the Deliveroo App Undermine Workers’ Safety and Solidarity?
Delivery cyclists say it nudges them to deliver to unsafe areas, and has undermined attempts to strike for better conditions. A spokesperson for Deliveroo said safety of riders is an “absolute priority” and it supports their right to express themselves by not working.
Those Seeking Black Therapists in Dublin Find Them Hard to Come By
“The Irish Council for Psychotherapy has about 4,000 therapists, and right now I have less than 10 people,” says Ejiro Ogbevoen, the founder of Black Therapists Ireland.
On Parnell Street, Former Debenhams Workers Continue a 24-Hour Picket Line
Ex-Debenhams staff on the picket want Debenhams UK, to agree to a collective agreement made in 2016 during a round of voluntary redundancies.