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Covid: Are you working?

  • 02-04-2020 2:44pm
    Registered Users Posts: 25,650 ✭✭✭✭

    Survey of boardsies re Covid job losses:

    How many adults who usually do work paid work live in your house?

    Are they still working as usual? On reduced hours? Not working but still being paid as usual? Not at all.

    I'll go first:


    One still full-time ( more hours than usual)
    One self employed, getting next to no work at the moment.



  • Registered Users Posts: 17,221 ✭✭✭✭gammygils


    One (Reduced hours)

  • Registered Users Posts: 680 ✭✭✭redmgar


    One working two days at the office (normal pay)
    One working from home - normal hours

  • Registered Users Posts: 81,223 ✭✭✭✭biko

    Not related to Galway but sure why not.

    Two, 1 adult working full-time from home. and 1 adult to go back to work once 2 week quarantine is up (required by her work)

  • Registered Users Posts: 290 ✭✭lozenges

    I'm assuming this is for all boardsies not just those in Galway City!

    Two working adults usually.

    My partner has been working from home for about a month. Software company. Usual hours.
    I am still going to work as normal (in fact busier). Healthcare professional

  • Registered Users Posts: 25,650 ✭✭✭✭Mrs OBumble

    I was hoping to get a feel for work levels in Galway, but sure work level for people reading this forum is fine too. This is gut feel stuff, not science.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 266 ✭✭markfinn

    Single occupant in an apartment.
    Officially a "Data Analyst", in reality "The guy who can do SQL queries".
    Working from home, full hours, never been busier.

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 15,238 ✭✭✭✭Diabhal Beag

    In an apartment with 3 other adults.

    I'm the only one still working and doing so from home but doing usual office hours.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,917 ✭✭✭beardybrewer


    One full-time WFH already for years
    One part-time (same hours) WFH first time.

    Also managing course work for 2 teens is another job in itself.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,095 ✭✭✭LadyMayBelle

    I'm working from home, FT. V hard as my work is face to face so big adjustment!
    Partner continues to be the primary carer for our little one in the home.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,401 ✭✭✭JoeA3


    Both still working full time, both working from home.

    However, we have a young child and we have no childcare, so working a normal day while keeping a child happy is a challenge to say the least.

    We were also 70% of the way through a new house build and that's stalled which is bringing its own worries.

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  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 12,242 Mod ✭✭✭✭Kingp35

    Two Adults.

    One working full time from home.
    Other working full time in workplace as usual.

  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 14,166 Mod ✭✭✭✭Zzippy

    Two. Both on leave this week (holiday booked but obviously cancelled). Both WFH next week but with 2 toddlers in the house too young to entertain themselves.... See how that goes!

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 511 ✭✭✭ChewyLouie


    Both working from home for the first time and working full hours.
    One dropping to reduced hours next week.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    One working full time, no change bar WFH full time rather than my usual mix of office and WFH.

    One currently on leave/job hunting (unrelated to Covid-19).

  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Regional West Moderators Posts: 59,677 Mod ✭✭✭✭Gremlinertia


    One working full time outside the home, other long term unemployed

    No change here

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,571 ✭✭✭Red_Wake

    Never been busier tbh, my feet pics selling like hotcakes.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    One now working from home, other working normally

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,153 ✭✭✭jimbobaloobob


    No work since Covid no pay. Awaiting covid subsidy

  • Registered Users Posts: 118 ✭✭yayaitsme

    Two. Both of out of work at the moment.

  • Registered Users Posts: 13,294 ✭✭✭✭dastardly00


    Both of us are still working full-time, but from home.

    We are fortunate.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,367 ✭✭✭basillarkin

    no work since last friday

  • Registered Users Posts: 116 ✭✭spud65

    I'm out for the last 2 weeks due to being in contact with a carrier at work, getting full pay (thankfully)
    My 20yr old was let go from his job at the end of jan
    My teenage daughter was staying with my ex when i got the call that i had to go into self isolation and i told her to stay there till i got the all clear and now with the lock down, god knows when i'll see her

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,496 ✭✭✭irishgrover

    I'm wfh full time for a month today, as normal, no reduction option in work.
    Wife normally works from home anyway. She is doing a lot of free gratis work at the minute relating to medical device consultancy - so her revenue is down but work up

  • Registered Users Posts: 376 ✭✭Pistachio

    3 Adults, lucky to all be working.

    One working full time from home and homeschooling 12yr old (badly).
    2nd working full time in workplace more hours than usual assisting frontline.
    3rd working full time in workplace assisting frontline.

  • Registered Users Posts: 460 ✭✭Smegging hell

    Work in an agency role in a university so have been off since it closed, but am being paid until the end of the semester as normal thankfully. Will receive my last paycheck in that role next Friday. I currently live with elderly parents, both retired, so am glad I've been able to stay inside except for shopping etc.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,812 ✭✭✭Addle

    1 wfh and 1 out of work due to covid.
    Though he usually works away from home so I’m happy to have him home full time for a little while.

  • Registered Users Posts: 8,164 ✭✭✭Wompa1

    One not working but not related to COVID (training)
    One working more than full time, potentially taking on another job. Line of work is with the tech that a lot of companies use to enable remote working so demand is unprecedented.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,650 ✭✭✭cooperguy


    Both now working from home doing full office hours. We are lucky

  • Registered Users Posts: 17,912 ✭✭✭✭Eeden

    Two person household - 1 working from home, supposedly part time but actually putting in more hours than before (not sure about extra pay for this); 1 3rd level student now at home. No mortgage or rent at home luckily, although not sure what will happen with student’s grant and rent

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  • Registered Users Posts: 18,464 ✭✭✭✭_Brian

    Two adults
    Myself, working from home 10% workload 100% pay

    Herself, frontline medical staff working more hours each week.

    17yo has been working since 15, no work at moment, 2 months too young for SW payment, be grand.