Employment in the Irish Information and Communications Technology sector

Policy Study

25/09/2015

This report summarises publicly available material on jobs, employment and working conditions in the Irish information and communications (ICT) sector. It provides an overview of the structure of the sector and of employment. It also describes employment regulations and collective representation. The study identifies the key elements of working conditions in the sector: wages and working hours, non-standard employment, training, job security and job autonomy. The final section highlights issues for the fieldwork research with some reference to international research. 

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