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#Pay Cap

# pay-cap - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Three of the Taoiseach’s staff are paid more than the €96k salary cap

His 17 backroom employees are earning almost €1.4 million in total.

# pay-cap - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Tánaiste’s head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap

A war of words between Labour and Fianna Fáil has erupted on the subject.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The 5 ministers whose special advisers still breach the government’s €92k pay cap

The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.

# pay-cap - Monday 25 November, 2013

Swiss vote against ’1:12′ cap on executive pay

The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

‘My contract has been accepted by government’: Richie Boucher on his €843k salary

The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.

# pay-cap - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From Business ETC Irish life CEO remuneration breaches government’s pay cap – Doherty Pay Cap

Irish life CEO remuneration breaches government’s pay cap – Doherty

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty says Kevin Murphy’s total remuneration package of €586,000 breached the government’s own pay cap.

# pay-cap - Thursday 5 April, 2012

‘Disgraceful’: Students slate top university staff refusal to take pay cut

A number of university heads have reportedly ignored requests to reduce their pay below €200,000.

# pay-cap - Monday 2 April, 2012

From Business ETC NTMA management agree to 15 per cent pay cut Pay Cut

NTMA management agree to 15 per cent pay cut

However, one senior employee at the State agency refused to accept the reduction.

# pay-cap - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Leo Varadkar says €135k salary request didn’t break the rules

The Minister for Transport said that exceptions can be made to the €92,000 pay cap on ministerial advisers.

# pay-cap - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Varadkar under fire after requesting €135k salary for adviser

Sinn Féin representative Paul Donnelly called the figure “an absolute disgrace”.

# pay-cap - Monday 16 January, 2012

Special adviser’s €130,000 salary ‘shows utter hypocrisy of cost-cutting’

The reported decision to pay Simon Coveney’s special adviser €38,000 a year above the Government pay cap has been slated by Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming.

# pay-cap - Thursday 20 October, 2011

One in five ministerial advisers breaking new salary cap

Six of the government staff are paid more than €92,000 a year – the rate at which wages were officially capped in July.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

One hundred university staff still paid more than €200,000 wage cap

Three top academics at Irish universities are each earning more than a quarter of a million euro a year.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut

Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.

# pay-cap - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers’ pay? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers’ pay?

Matthew Elderfield says the pay cap is making it tough to get the best talent. Should we consider lifting it?

# pay-cap - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Government lowers pay ceilings for semi-state chief executives

But the State’s next round of public CEOs will still earn as much as the next President, and more than the Taoiseach.

# pay-cap - Monday 6 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Lenihan voted Europe’s worst finance minister; semi state bosses to escape pay cuts, and a live stunt on German TV goes horribly wrong.