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Abracadabra: you’re a part-timer

This insightful article, Abracadabra: you’re a part-timer, by Barbara Garson, tells how good jobs in America are being turned into bad ones, as employers take advantage of the recession. Workers in once-stable occupations are being confronted with massive losses of security, … Continue reading

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It’s the law: protection for temporary staff

Following the union’s signal success this week in defending the rights of a temporary staff member, it’s worth remembering that the Protection of Employees  (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 provides valuable safeguards against mistreatment. Any DCU staff member, part-time or full-time, who … Continue reading

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Special meeting on job downgrading

There will be a special general union meeting on Tuesday, 27th August from 1-2pm in Room HG22, in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences Building, to discuss a serious issue that has arisen regarding the downgrading of a full-time contract to part-time hours.

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