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01/12/1998 Back to top

A Growing Interest in Annualised Hours - Part 11

Annual Hours

A Growing Interest in Annualised Hours - Part 111

Annual Hours

Average Earnings in Industry, November 1998

Average earnings

Budget Promise of SAYE Scheme Tax Support

Remuneration

Disputes about Pension Scheme Introduction

Trade Disputes

Further Job Losses at Donegal Plants

Industrial Relations

IBEC Launches Childcare Plan

Industrial Relations

Introducing a Company Sick Pay Scheme

Industrial Relations

Is Britain Talking Itself into Recession?

UK news

Learning the Language of the Market

Training and Development

More Disputes about Changes in Working Time

Working Time

New Code of Practice for Sunday Working

Annual Hours

New Deal at Monaghan Poultry Company

Industrial Relations

Parental Leave Legislation Now Operational

Parental leave and force majeure leave

Partnerships in pharmachem firms

National Agreements

Performance Indicators in Public Administration

Industrial Relations

Pregnancy Related Unfair Dismissal Cases

Dismissals

Public Service Pay and P2000's Successor

Public Sector

Resignation: Withdrawals and Denials

Minimum Notice

Scope and Size of Skills Shortages Problem

Recruitment and Selection

The Budget - The Main Points for the H R Manager

Budget - national

Train Drivers Re-enter Talks

Industrial Relations

Working Time: More Regulation on the Way

Industrial Relations
01/11/1998 Back to top

A Growing Interest in Annualised Hours - Part 1

Annual Hours

Agreement in Roadstone Working Time Dispute

Disputes

Barilla Introduces New Working Time Arrangements

Social Dialogue

Bonus Payment: Targets must be met

Allowances

Business Rejects EU Consultation Move

Social Dialogue

Civil Service Equality Report Expected Soon

Public Sector

Colombia's Workers Return to Work

Disputes

Continuity of Service: What Does It Mean?

Dismissals

Dismissal for "clear breach of trust" upheld

Industrial Relations

Disputes Relating to Sick Pay Schemes

Trade Disputes

Employee 'Did Not Use Structures' - Loses Case

Industrial Relations

Employees "should accept company's proposals"

Industrial Relations

Failure to Success - A Partnership Case Study

Partnership

Glass Company Sheds More Jobs

Industrial RElations

Gross Misconduct and The Tribunal's View

Dismissals

HSA Launches 1997 Annual Report

Health and safety

Increase Over Twice Rate of Inflation

UK news

Inflation Rate Slows to 3.0% in September

Inflation

No Time Off in Lieu of Church Holidays

Industrial Relations

Nurses' Claim Must Not Spark Off Pay Spiral

Public Sector

PCW Settlements in the Defence Forces

National Agreements

Procedural Fairness: The Vital Ingredient

Dismissals

Security Business Hit by Working Time Act

Industrial Relations

Strike Threat at Major Bank Group

Industrial Relations

Unfair Dismissal on Grounds of Absence

Dismissals

Weekly Working Hours - The 8 Hour Rule

Annual Hours

What to do about bullying

Bullying and harassment
01/10/1998 Back to top

11-Week Lift Strike Ends

Disputes

Aim at Nothing and You will Achieve it

Training and Development

Bonus and Special Allowance Payment Claims

Allowances

Cases Concerning Constructive Dismissal

Dismissals

Criteria for Work Permits for Non-Nationals

Work Practices

Dismissal with Less than One Year's Service

Dismissals

Employees "Not treated unfairly"

Industrial Relations

Extension of Career Break Scheme in the Civil Service

Public Sector

Freedom of Information Law now in Place

Information and Consultation

Inflation at its Highest Level in Six Years

Inflation

IPSA Briefing Sessions

Industrial Relations

Landmark Agreement Reached at Hasbro

Industrial Relations

Lift Strike Leaves Problems

Industrial Relations

Long Awaited Commission on Nursing Reports

Public Sector

Racism in the Workplace: Onus on Employers

Employment Equality

Roadstone Strike Deferred

Industrial Relations

Safety: A Part of Your Company Culture

H & S - safe systems of work

Tread Carefully When Selecting for Redundancy

Dismissals

UNICE not to Enter Employee Consultation Talks

Industrial Relations

What are Trade Unions For?

UK news
01/09/1998 Back to top

Adjudication Board Issues Findings on Claim by Driver Testers

Public Sector

Average Earnings in Industry, August 1998

Average earnings

Benchmarking the HR Business Process

Benchmarking

Benchmarking: What Gets Measured Improves

Benchmarking

CPI Down Due to Seasonal Sales

Inflation

Different Reasons for Unfair Dismissal Claims

Dismissals

Dismissal with Less than One Years Service

Dismissals

Disputes about Annual Leave Calculation

Annual leave and public holidays

Donegal Factory to Close

Industrial Relations

Employing People with a Disability

Disabled Workers

Financial Speculation and the Real Economy

Remuneration

Firms with Successful Safety Programmes

H & S - safe systems of work

Germany to Turn Back the Clock

Social Dialogue

Health Strike Deferred

Public Sector

Irish President to Address IBEC's ER Conference

Industrial Relations

Israel Public Sector Goes on Strike

European and international

Labour Court Supports Company Appeal

Industrial Relations

Lift Companies Accept Extended Court Ruling

Industrial Relations

Lift Strike Now in its Eleventh Week

Industrial Relations

Lower Demand for Skilled Workers

UK news

Partnership 2000 Weathering the Storm

National Agreements

Peace Deal in Hyundai Dispute

European and international

Pilot Strike Could Force Layoffs

European and international

Pilots Bring Airport to a Halt

European and international

Roadstone Workers in Dispute

Industrial Relations

Short-Term Working at Clothing Factory

Industrial Relations

The Management of Civil Service Recruits

Public Sector

Transfer of Undertakings: More Cases

Transfer of Undertakings
01/08/1998 Back to top

Call for Funding to Plug Training Gap

Training and Development

Disputes About Issues Arising From Work Breaks

Working Time

Health Workers Reject Proposals

Public Sector

IBEC Certificate Course in Health and Safety at Work

Training and Development

Labour Court Apointment for IBEC Executive

Industrial Relations

No Statutory Redundancy in New Zealand

Industrial Relations

Part-time Retirement in Finland

Family Friendly Policies

Profit-sharing Schemes Need Government Backing

Industrial Relations

Public Service Pay Fall-Out from Garda Deal

Public Sector

Royal Assent for National Minimum Wage Bill

Minumim wage

Safety: Part of Your Management Portfolio

H & S - safe systems of work

Skills Shortage Hampers Output in Britain

UK news

Social inclusion not a standalone issue

National Agreements

Summary Dismissal: Hasty Decisions Dangerous

Dismissals

Sweden Completes Pay Round

Industrial Relations

Traineeships for Setter/Operators

Industrial Relations

Working Time Rules Published

UK news
01/07/1998 Back to top

Air France Strike Ends in Time for World Cup

Social Dialogue

Airline Still in Trouble

Disputes

Ambulance Dispute Worsens

Public Sector

Apple Cork to Keep the iMac

Industrial Relations

Average Earnings in Industry

Average earnings

Average Earnings in Industry

Average earnings

Canadian Mills Shut Down

Disputes

Cases Relating to Restrospection Payments

Remuneration

Civil Service: Equality at Senior Management Level

Public Sector

Conflict of Evidence in Dismissal Case

Dismissals

Corporation Tax to Drop

Budget - national

Craft Unions to Vote on Updated Proposals

Public Sector

Craft Workers Accept Pay Deal

Public Sector

Creating A Safe Workplace

Safe Place of Work

Decline in Swedish Trade Union Membership

Trade Union Membership

Dismissals Relating to Sickness Absences

Dismissals

Dispute Rules to be Streamlined

Industrial RElations

Disputes Arising from Working Arrangements

Trade Disputes

East German Metalworking Deal

Industrial RElations

Employment Subsidy Schemes to Help Recruitment

Recruitment and Selection

Euro Court Rules on Equal Treatment

Industrial Relations

European Court Ruling in Equality Case

Industrial Relations

Fair Procedures Reduce Risk of Defamation Suits

Industrial Relations

Fall in German Unemployment Rate

European and international

Fixed Term Contracts and Unfair Dismissal Cases

Contracts of Employment

Food Price Hikes Fuel Inflation

Inflation

General Motors Strike into its Eighth Week

European and international

Hopes of Settlement in Garda Pay Dispute

Public Sector

HR at the Coalface in EURO changeover - Monetary Union

EMU

IBEC Welcomes Report on Ryanair Dispute

Industrial Relations

ILO Conference Adopts SME Support Measures

General

IOE Programme of Action

General

Labour Court Rejects Shift Pay Claim

Industrial Relations

Lift Workers to Strike, Reject Recommendation

Industrial Relations

Little Hope of Lift Settlement

Industrial Relations

Majority at TEAM backs FLS deal

Industrial Relations

Method of Selection for Redundancy

Redundancy

Netherlands Healthcare Deal

Social Dialogue

Netherlands Heavy Metal Sector Agreement

Industrial RElations

Nolan Transport: The Supreme Court Decision

Trade Disputes

PACT: The IBEC/ICTU Joint Partnership Project

Partnership

Part-time Workers and the Hill/Stapleton Judgement

Industrial Relations

Pay Deal in German Print Industry

Industrial Relations

Philippine Airline in Trouble

European and international

Post Worker Award Raises Liability Questions

Industrial Relations

President Signs Equality Bill

Industrial Relations

Public Pay Claim "Totally Unacceptable"

Public Sector

Swiss Adopt Strike/Lockout Rights

Industrial Relations

Temp Worker Dismissal not Unfair

Industrial Relations

Time and A Quarter for Sunday Working

Industrial Relations

Transfer of Undertakings:Rights and Duties and Euro Guidelines - Part 1

Transfer of Undertakings

Transfer of Undertakings:Rights and Duties and Euro Guidelines - Part 11

Transfer of Undertakings

Treating Staff Like Customers Makes Sense!

Reward and Recognition

UK Earnings, Inflation and Unemployment Up

Remuneration

UK Trade Union Membership for 1997 Declines

UK news

Unemployment Rate Falls

Industrial Relations
01/06/1998 Back to top

'Medically Incapable' Employee's Claim Fails

Absenteeism

Abusive Worker 'Fairly Dismissed'

Dismissals

Cases of Alleged Bullying or Harassment at Work

Bullying and harassment

Cases of Dismissal by Reason of Redundancy

Dismissals

Cases Relating to Transfer of Undertakings

Transfer of Undertakings

Contractor or Employee? Supreme Court Ruling

Contracts for Service

Creating the Total Learning Society in Ireland

Education and training

CSO Issues First Quarterly Labour Force Survey

Average earnings

Disputes Concerning Annual and Sick Leave

Trade Disputes

Employee 'not treated unfairly'

Industrial Relations

Employers Meet Craft Workers' Unions

Industrial Relations

Equality Officer Rejects Costly Equal Pay Claim

Industrial Relations

French Strike Threat Coincides with World Cup

European and international

Inflation Hits Three-Year High

Inflation

Korean Problems Just Beginning?

European and international

New Russian Rules Bring Chaos

General

New Technology: The Impact on the HR Function

Training and Development

Nursery School Strike Deferred

Industrial Relations

Parental Leave Bill Raises Serious Concerns

Industrial Relations

Partnership initiative on workplace safety

National Agreements

Pay Claim Breaches P2000

National Agreements

Save on Tax Costs with New Job Subsidy Scheme

Industrial Relations

Social Policy: The Situation to Date - Part 111

General

Taoiseach Intervenes in Garda Pay Dispute

Public Sector

The Points System: Real Merit or Straitjacket?

Education and training

Top Level Appointments in Irish Civil Service

Public Sector

UK Commission Signals Minimum Wage of 3.60

Minumim wage
01/05/1998 Back to top

'Gross Misconduct' dismissal fair

Dismissals

98% Agreement on High Cost of Claims

Health and safety

Alleged Theft: Correct Procedures Vital

Dismissals

Are Restraint of Trade Clauses Enforceable?

Contracts of Employment

Back to the Drawing Board

Public Sector

British Manufacturers Feel the Pressures of a Strong Pound

Remuneration

Changes in Industrial Relations Machinery in the Public Service

Public Sector

Civil Service Files Now Open to the Public

Public Sector

Civil Service Job Sharers and Equal Treatment

Public Sector

Commission to Establish Special Group

Social Dialogue

Craft and General Workers to Strike

Public Sector

Danish Government Intervenes

Social Dialogue

Deadline for Parental Leave Directive

Employee Welfare

Delegates Calling for Industrial Action

Industrial Relations

Denmark Hit by National Strike

European and international

Dismissals Where Jurisdiction is an Issue

Dismissals

Dismissals Where Jurisdiction is an Issue

Dismissals

Disputes Relating to Job Evaluation

Trade Disputes

Finland Launches National Programme for Older Workers

Social Dialogue

High Court Moves in Australian Dockers Dispute

European and international

Hourly Rate "Not Realistic" for Transport Firm

Industrial Relations

IBEC Sector Pioneers Euro Code of Conduct

Social Dialogue

Mine Dispute Settled

Industrial Relations

New Action Urged to Reduce "Compo" Costs

Health and safety

Older Employees Leave Work Earlier

Industrial Relations

Partnership Pact at Engineering Firm

National Agreements

Ruling on Transnational Selection Process

Information and Consultation

Social Policy: The Situation to Date - Part 1

General

Social Policy: The Situation to Date - Part 11

General

Strike action at Greek bank

Education and training

Student Nurses Angry with Minister

Public Sector

Supreme Court Overturns Transport Company Judgement

Industrial Relations

Teleworking - Decoding the Buzzwords

Teleworking

The National Pensions Policy Initiative

Industrial Relations

Unfair Dismissals and Fixed-Term Contracts

Dismissals

Unofficial Strikes Cause Severe Disruption

Industrial Relations

What New Cabinet Will Mean for Workplace

UK news
01/04/1998 Back to top

Average Earnings in Industry

Average earnings

Benefits in Kind for Same Gender Cohabitee

Employment Law

Cases Relating to Rosters and Rostering

Shift Work

Cases Relating to Unfair Dismissal

Dismissals

Commissioner Upholds Absenteeism Dismissal

Industrial Relations

Government to Implement Review Body Report

Industrial Relations

Hiring the Right Person for the Job

Recruitment and Selection

Inflation Tops 2% as OECD Issues Warning

Inflation

Loss of Trust and Unfair Dismissal

Dismissals

Making 'Welfare to Work' Work

UK news

Mini Summit on Social Dialogue?

Social Dialogue

New Director General for ILO

General

Public Service Craft Workers' Strike Ballot - Issue 380 - April 1998 - Vol 16

Public Sector

Re-Structuring Deal at Premier Periclase

Industrial Relations

Redundant Worker 'Not Constructively Dismissed'

Dismissals

Roche Employees Return to Work

Industrial Relations

Settlement Hope at Car Sales Company

Industrial Relations

Shipping Lines Threatened with Industrial Action

European and international

Some Minimum Wage Statistics

Minumim wage

Strike Threatened at Greek Airline

European and international

Tax Officials Accept Adjudication Finding

Public Sector

The Euro: The Implications for the HR Function

Euro

The Proposals for Statutory Minimum Wage

Industrial Relations

Unfair Dismissal Claim Too Late

Industrial Relations

Unfair Dismissals Acts - Exclusion of Persons Employed by or Under the State

Dismissals

Working Time Act Now Fully Implemented

General

Wrongful Dismissal - The Action and the Remedies

Dismissals
01/03/1998 Back to top

Adjudication on Laboratory Technicians

Industrial Relations

Claim rejected as cost-increasing

Industrial Relations

Dispute Nothing to Do with "Partnership"

Industrial Relations

Employers Liability

Employee Welfare

Evidence and Unfair Dismissal

Dismissals

Executive Salary Surveys by IMI and INBUCON

Industrial Relations

New Report Defines Competitiveness Benchmarks

Benchmarking

Partnership Model for the Public Service

National Agreements

Plan for Emergency - The Employer's Duties

Safe Place of Work

Promotion Procedures need Correct Treatment

Promotion

Redundancies - Qualifications Not Service

Industrial Relations

Redundancy

Redundancy

Redundant Worker 'Not Constructively Dismissed

Dismissals

Sunday Trading - Employers and Unions Meet

Industrial Relations

TU Membership/Recognition - Ireland Mirroring UK?

Reward and Recognition

Unofficial action at Showerings

Industrial Relations

Vicarious Liability - when is employer responsible?

Industrial Relations

Working Time Act - Individual Mandates

Industrial Relations

"Employees Contribute to Their Own Dismissal"

Dismissals
01/02/1998 Back to top

Average Earnings in Industry

Average earnings

Average Earnings in Industry

Average earnings

Business Needs/Staff Workload Vital in Re-negotiations

Industrial Relations

Cases Arising From Dismissal Due to Absence

Disciplinary Procedures

Claim Debarred, But Anomaly to be Addressed

Public Sector

Claris Ireland to Cease Operations

Redundancy

Constructive Dismissal or Resignation

Dismissals

Dismissals for Incompetence or Incapability

Dismissals

Disputes Concerning Grading/Re-grading

Trade Disputes

East German Steel Industry Reaches Agreement

Industrial RElations

Employers' Protective and Preventative Duties

H & S - safe systems of work

Facilitator Appointed to Team Talks

Industrial Relations

Findings on PCW Claims in Civil Service

Public Sector

IBEC Launches Partnership Guidelines

Industrial Relations

Incidents "Did Not Warrant Dismissal"

Industrial Relations

Inflation to Rise Due to Fall in Pound

Inflation

Leadership: Can It Add Value to Business?

Communications

Major Equality Case for European Court

Industrial Relations

Mature Workers to fill skills gap?

UK news

New Approach to Employee Childcare Services

Family Friendly Policies

New Partnership Deal at Tara Mines Ensures Survival

Industrial Relations

New Profit Sharing Agreement at AUDI AG

Industrial RElations

Rights Commissioner Upholds Suspension Decision

Industrial Relations

Ryanair Can Take a Good Case to Labour Court, IBEC Director

Industrial Relations

The New Trade Unionists

UK news

Wage Restraint Urged as Earnings Edge Up

Remuneration

Women's Share of Top Jobs Still Too Low

Equality

WT Act an Obligation, Not an Option

Industrial Relations
01/01/1998 Back to top

An Alternative to the Overtime Culture

Industrial Relations

Cases Relating to Disputed Dismissals

Dismissals

Court Caps Wessel Redundancy Terms

Industrial Relations

Dispute Fails to Damage Ryanair Business

Industrial Relations

Disputes that Arose from Training Issues

Training and Development

High Costs Force Plant Closure

Industrial Relations

HRM, Competitiveness and the Flexible Firm

Managing Change

ILO Highlights Challenge to Trade Unions

Trade Union Membership

Implications of Record Equal Pay Award

Employment Equality

Issues Arising Over Call-Out and Stand-By

Shift Work

Jobs Summit Calls for National Action Plans

Social Dialogue

Learning Together - An Investment in the Future

Training and Development

Miners Reject Tara Mines Survival Plan

Industrial Relations

Policy Into Practice - Labour Faces Hard Choices

UK news

Recent Labour Court Finding on Maternity Leave

Industrial Relations

Rules of Evidence at the EAT - Part 1 & 2)

Industrial Relations

Rules of Evidence at the EAT - Part 2)

Industrial Relations

Sacked over Unauthorised Tip Distribution

Dismissals

The Labour Court and WT Act Exemptions

General

The Reform of the Public Service - An Update

Public Sector

The True Cost of Accidents in the Workplace

Health and safety

Topical Questions About Currency Swings

Competitiveness

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