Third annual National Remote Working Survey shows 95% believe working remotely makes life easier Survey shows that 30% of respondents will change jobs – even if it means a pay cut – if their remote working preferences are not facilitated Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission have revealed… | Read on »
The Irish Government Economic & Evaluation Service has recently published a report evaluating the impacts of remote working. The report found remote working is likely to improve labour market outcomes, greater flexibility in terms of time management, childcare & commuting options, amongst other things. The report used findings from the Whitaker Institute and the Western Development Commission’s National Remote… | Read on »
On 25 April, the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission launched the 2022 National Remote Working Survey, which will gather data on employees’ experiences and preferences for remote working and assess how remote working is impacting their career choices. The launch of the survey garnered significant national and local media attention, which is available to… | Read on »
Survey led by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission is seeking participants to give their experience and preferences for remote working and insights on how remote working is impacting career choices. Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission are seeking participants for the annual national remote working in… | Read on »
Whistleblowing is a phenomenon that is not going away. New whistleblower protection laws are being implemented in the EU and other countries. Many organizations are changing their practices to adapt, and to encourage whistleblower disclosures. While this is a step forward, experience tells us that there will still likely be external disclosures, to regulators, to… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has co-authored a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looked at the role of apology in the resolution of a conflict, and the factors which determine its effectiveness. When is an apology really an apology? Analysis: We are not taught that… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, spoke to the Irish Times about the Payment of Wages (Amendment) (Tips and Gratuities) Bill 2022, which will give staff a legal entitlement to tips and gratuities paid by card, with a statement explaining payments. Read the full article here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society Cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece analyzes the government’s new Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill. Will the new tips bill give restaurant workers what they’re due? Opinion: there are both big wins for employees and glaring omissions in the… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has been featured in a recent article from the Irish Times. The piece looks at Dr Curran’s research which found that many employees in the hospitality sector do not get to keep the tips they earn. Read more here.
“In order to improve inclusion, we first had to understand the barriers to inclusion and participation.” – Inclusive Learning at NUI Galway Researchers at NUI Galway have revealed the lived experience of postgraduate students before and during the Covid-19 pandemic. While the vast majority of students surveyed prior to the pandemic found their learning environment… | Read on »