The ‘Top 100 Companies Leading in Wellbeing’ index was launched by Ibec, in association with the Business & Finance media group, during this year’s National Workplace Wellbeing Day.
Conor O’Brien, the newly appointed HSA Chief Executive who took over from Interim CEO Mark Cullen at the start of May has over 15 years’ experience working in senior executive roles in both the public and private sectors in the insurance, banking, technology and services industries.
An online Workplace Safety, Health and Welfare Induction training course, aimed at supporting employers to deliver induction to new employees, has been launched by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Sligo.
Funding of €300,000 is being made available to local authorities for strategic initiatives aimed at supporting and maintaining the wellbeing of council staff under a new workplace programme, co-ordinated by the Local Government Management Agency.
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) ‘Make Remote Work’ campaign group has welcomed the Government’s commitment to a new workers’ right to request remote work, following what Congress had described as “a previous false dawn”.
The new Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022, which has passed all stages in the Oireachtas, provides for the introduction of new rights for employees to support a better balance of family life, work life and caring responsibilities.
Irish workplaces are facing “an exodus” of female employees after research reveals that the vast majority of menopausal women are not getting the help and support they may need to keep them in their jobs. Just over 36% of respondents in a poll of over 1,000 women said...