Man detained on burglary and theft charges

first_imgNewsLocal NewsMan detained on burglary and theft chargesBy admin – December 31, 2012 621 WhatsApp Gardai were alerted to the North Circular Road when the occupant of a house disturbed the burglar as he attempted to gain entry.Earlier this year gardai launched a nationwide crackdown on home break-ins called —Operation Fiacla. This has led to a total of 2,493 people been arrested and 1,404 suspects charged under Operation Fiacla.Figures obtained by a national newspaper last month revealed how 137 major burglars are functioning all over the country. The information showed 30 operating in Limerick, 27 in Cork and 80 in Dublin who are the main target for gardai.Justice Minister Alan Shatter put his support behind the initiative and has vowed to crack down on the country’s most prolific burglars. Print Facebook GARDAI are questioning a man in connection with a spate of burglaries on the North Circular Road and O’Callaghan Strand area of the city.It is understood gardai suspected him of prowling numerous homes over the past few weeks.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Twitter Email Advertisement Linkedin Previous articleFurther adult education for 2013Next articleLimerick welcomes first baby of New Year adminlast_img read more

Victims turn to unions for help

first_imgVictims turn to unions for helpOn 18 Apr 2000 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Bullied employees are twice as likely to approach their trade union for helpas the company personnel department, according to analysis by two leadingexperts.Research published last week by Professor Cary Cooper and Helge Hoel, of theManchester School of Management, shows only 12 per cent of staff bullied atwork turn to their HR departments for help, while 24 per cent would talk totheir union. But the researchers say both figures are too low.They said, “The fact that only a minority choose to take their case toeither their union or to a personnel officer suggests that employers and tradeunions alike still have a considerable way to go to establish themselves asreliable sources of support.”The research, the UK’s largest ever study of workplace bullying, ispublished in Employee Health Bulletin.It found one in 10 staff say they have been bullied in the past six months.Cooper and Hoel added, “Our results confirm that workplace bullyingmust be given high priority across all sectors and occupations.”The study covered a range of sectors from the emergency services, retailingand banking.It found the highest number of employees experiencing bullying are in theprison service (15.9 per cent), telecommunications (15.8 per cent) and teaching(15.5 per cent).A report published in February by Cooper and Hoel and backed by the CBI andthe TUC found one in five people say they have been bullied over the past fiveyears.The findings were in line with Personnel Today’s own research which alsorevealed at least of four of out 10 organisations do not have an anti-bullyingpolicy.Of HR professionals surveyed, seven out of 10 said they experienced bullying.• More than 90 million working days are lost each year through workplacestress, according to latest figures from the Health and Safety Comments are closed. last_img read more