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Jane Ruffino: It's high time small contractors got tough with employers that take liberties

We often talk about the tech industry as a monolith.

16th March, 2014
Jane Ruffino.

We often talk about the tech industry as a monolith. But of Ireland's workforce of about 2.1 million, only about 150,000 work for foreign multinationals, which is less than half the size of our public sector.

It's exciting that Irish start-ups are taking off, but they're statistically insignificant as employers. In fact, you're twice as likely to be self-employed right now as you are to be working for a big US company.

Two weeks ago, UCD Economics...

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