News for: Work, Society And Governance

Third Phase of National Remote Working Survey Launched

TAKE THE SURVEY HERE Survey led by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission is seeking participants to give their experience of remote working one year on from lockdown and future preferences post-pandemic Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission are seeking participants for the annual national remote working… | Read on »

Broadsheet.ie – David Langwallner: Whistling In The Light

Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, co-leader of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has been featured in a recent article from Broadsheet.ie. Excerpts from Professor Kenny’s book Whistleblowing: Towards a New Theory were cited the article which looks at Whistleblowing. Read more here.

RTÉ Brainstorm – What protections do whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law?

Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, co-leader of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has co-authored a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at what protections whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law. What protections do whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law? Analysis: Ireland has one of the strongest whistleblower protection legislations in the… | Read on »

Gender and Whistleblowing: A hidden aspect of speaking up

On 4 March, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Gender and Whistleblowing: A hidden aspect of speaking up. Whistleblowing is increasingly recognized as a vital way to hold organizations to account and keep societies safe. Changes are happening: new legislation is being introduced to protect those who speak up about organizational wrongdoing, including an EU Directive… | Read on »

Irish Examiner – Business Movers

NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Alma McCarthy, member of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, as the next Head of School at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics. Read more from the Irish Examiner.

Remote Working in Ireland

The Government recently announced the publication of its national remote work strategy report. The report references the remote working surveys carried out by the University’s Whitaker Institute and the Western Development Commission last year. Read more from RTÉ and Eversheds Sutherland. Click here to read more about the findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions… | Read on »

Whistleblowers After Disclosure: Financial Impacts, Career Paths, and Survival Strategies

Whistleblowers perform a vital role in society, alerting the public to financial fraud, abuse in institutions and potential environmental disasters. But many genuine whistleblowers find themselves without a source of income and with little prospect of sourcing further work in their chosen career. If this situation does not change, fewer and fewer whistleblowers will come… | Read on »

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment – Making Remote Work: National Remote Work Strategy

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment have launched their National Remote Work Strategy report. The report references the findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions National Remote Working Survey (Phase I and Phase II). To read more and download the full report click here. Click here to read more about the findings… | Read on »