An exhibition exploring 100 years of women’s participation in Irish politics and public life has opened at the Main Guard in Clonmel, Tipperary. Mná 100 shines a light on the influence that women have had on the formation of our modern-day State, while raising awareness of their substantial contribution to Irish public service.
Fórsa has welcomed the publication of a new Government ‘Blended Working Policy Statement,’ which would see the civil service switch from pandemic-related remote working provisions to long-term ‘blended working’ arrangements between September 2021 and March 2022.
Employers with more than 250 staff will now have to report on the gender pay gap in their organisation after President Michael D Higgins signed the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill into law earlier this week.
The number of people who died in work-related incidents last year rose 13% to 53, despite widespread closure of workplaces due to the pandemic. This was the highest number of fatal incidents since 2015, when 56 people lost their lives.