A fifth of Irish professionals work an extra three months a year

A new survey shows that Ireland ranks fourth in the world for workplace happiness

15th March, 2016
Just 36% of Irish professionals have the option of working from home Pic: Pixabay

More than 70 per cent of Irish professionals work longer than their contracted hours with around 20 per cent working 10 hours extra per week, adding up to an extra three months a year, a new survey shows.

The Morgan McKinley working hours survey, conducted among 2,700 Irish employees in February, found more than 60 per cent of workers felt obliged to work longer than their contracted hours while more than 80 per cent were not paid for the extra work.

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