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Wage Theft in Ireland

Michelle O'Sullivan 11/04/2022

When the issue of hospitality workers not receiving tips gained prominence nationally in recent years, unions called the action of employers retaining tips a form of ‘wage theft’. The term wage theft is more prominent in other countries such as the USA and Australia where it has been a hot topic for several years. Wage theft refers to …



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 …

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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