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Zero hours work

Michelle O'Sullivan 16/04/2019

There has much attention on zero hours work in Ireland in recent years. Former Labour Party Minister of State for Business and Employment Ged Nash commissioned a report to investigate the practice of zero hours contracts and low hours work in 2015. The subsequent University of Limerick report found that zero hours work takes two contractual forms. …



Union density

Michelle O'Sullivan 19/04/2010

Michelle O'Sullivan: The latest CSO release indicates that union density for the second quarter of 2009 was 34%, higher than the previous three years …

Guest post by Michelle O'Sullivan: Minimum wage regulation

Michelle O'Sullivan 01/02/2010

Michelle O'Sullivan: Last week the Tánaiste, Mary Coughlan, announced that legislation will be introduced allowing employers to claim an inability …

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