# cuts - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# cuts - Friday 22 August, 2014
Positive economic trends on nearly every front make for an easier budget.
# cuts - Friday 18 July, 2014
The Transport Minister encouraged all employees to “reflect very carefully on the implications if Irish Rail is unable to secure its viability”.
# cuts - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn’t care about them
The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.
# cuts - Sunday 6 July, 2014
The result of a SIPTU ballot is expected to be known on 11 July.
# cuts - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The Psychiatric Nurses Association say that the government’s roadmap for improvements in the sector needs to be overhauled.
# cuts - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015
# cuts - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.
# cuts - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
The company said it was always their preference to keep the plant open and promised to invest in the plant.
# cuts - Monday 16 June, 2014
SIPTU staff voted in favour of the measures. TEEU members will vote tomorrow.
# cuts - Saturday 14 June, 2014
However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.
# cuts - Monday 9 June, 2014
This week is National Carers Week.
# cuts - Sunday 1 June, 2014
A circular by the Department of Education outlines new guidelines that would see children with special needs subjected to reviews to keep their SNA supports.
# cuts - Friday 30 May, 2014
Bausch and Lomb staff receive letter stating redundancies are the “reality of the state of business”
The company, which is the biggest in Waterford, is seeking up to 200 redundancies.
# cuts - Friday 9 May, 2014
Senior civil servants want their pay cuts reversed, and they’ve made it their union’s “primary goal”
As part of the three-year Haddington Road Agreement, salaries above €65,000 that were cut were due to be restored when it expired.
# cuts - Friday 25 April, 2014
Unions are calling for pay rises ahead of tax cuts for the general public.
# cuts - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
Goodbody stockbrokers says it’s not but last week the ESRI said we could avoid budget cuts if growth continues. What do you think?
The garda association decided not to invite the minister for the second year in a row as its members feel little has changed in the last year in terms of resources.
# cuts - Thursday 13 March, 2014
# cuts - Sunday 9 March, 2014
The HSE has also contacted 102,027 people to ask them if they’re still in the country.
# cuts - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Community Platform who represent 30 leading Irish national organisations said it’s time for politicians to stand up for struggling families and communities.
# cuts - Sunday 9 February, 2014
The news broke last year that senior executives were being asked to take voluntary pension cuts.
# cuts - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.
# cuts - Saturday 4 January, 2014
The costs are associated with registration fees paid to the institutes of technology attended by those in SOLAS/FÁS programmes.
# cuts - Thursday 19 December, 2013
ACCORD says the amount of money it has had no choice but to cut staff after the amount of State funding it receives was cut.
# cuts - Monday 2 December, 2013
It was agreed that lottery funds would fund the difference between approved pay scales and contractually agreed contracts, and the HSE knew this, said the CRC.
# cuts - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said the number of grants reduced from 7,138 in 2010 to 1,739 so far in 2013.
# cuts - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time this evening claimed that hospital chief executives have warned of delays in cancer treatment due to budgetary reductions.
# cuts - Friday 25 October, 2013
The company said the cuts will be mainly in administrative and support roles in its 112,000-strong workforce.
# cuts - Thursday 24 October, 2013
# cuts - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
The crowd at Leinster House was predominantly made up of elderly people who oppose cuts to medical cards for over 70s and other measures announced in last week’s Budget.
# cuts - Saturday 19 October, 2013
Cuts to medical card allowances and social welfare payments have a direct impact on peoples’ the mental health – I know because I am one of those affected, writes Kate Bellamy.
The protest is being timed for the fifth anniversary of the large scale protest that followed the 2008 Emergency Budget.
# cuts - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said that there is a “very generous provision” for the spouse of an elderly person who dies.
TheJournal.ie’s liveblog guided you through the Budget Day announcement – and let you know how it will affect YOU.
Budget speculation this morning is focused on increased prescription charges, cuts to medical cards and phone allowances for pensioners, and a decrease in dole payments for young unemployed people.
# cuts - Saturday 12 October, 2013
The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.
# cuts - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
This year’s adjustment will be closer to €2.5 billion than €3.1, Michael Noonan has confirmed. We ask, how concerned are you about the effects of next week’s Budget?
# cuts - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Last night, unions heard proposals that could see pensions cut by 15 per cent.