by Róisín McKane

Customer service software firm Intercom is to cut its global workforce by just under 13%, leaving 39 jobs in Ireland at risk.  Meanwhile, the New York Times is reporting that is planning to lay off about 10,000 people in corporate and technology jobs starting as soon as this week, citing people with knowledge of the matter


The results of Fórsa’s recent Health and Social Care Professionals survey are in and a resounding majority (97%) favour the introduction of a Chief HSCP Office. Read more on that here.


The FSU’s Gareth Murphy looks at the value of tax-free vouchers and the cost of living crisis in The Indo.


The ICTU Congress Construction Industrial Committee will soon begin to lodge claims with employers in the construction sector for improvements in pay to restore the living standards of workers in the sector. Read more on that here.


There are now more than 62,000 Ukrainian nationals living in Ireland, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. The Taoiseach has praised people's "extraordinary response". 


The world population surged past 8 billion people according to the UN,,warning that more hardship is in store for regions already facing resource scarcity due to climate change.


The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is receiving an average of 800 requests for help every day, according to new figures.


And finally, Russia is facing mounting diplomatic pressure to end its war in Ukraine as G20 leaders meeting in Indonesia rued the high cost of the eight-month-old conflict.



Starship’s 'We Built This City is 37 years old this week.


Have a good day folks. 










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