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#Public Sector

# public-sector - Yesterday’s News


# public-sector - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'The start of Paschal's troubles': Primary teachers reject public sector pay deal

The INTO said that the pay deal did not address the issue of pay inequality for newcomers to the profession.

# public-sector - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Public service pay deal is 'fair to workers and taxpayers' - Donohoe

A draft deal to succeed the Lansdowne Road agreement was reached late last night.

# public-sector - Friday 28 April, 2017

Paschal Donohoe is gearing up for a 'very demanding' public sector pay showdown

The Public Service Pay Commission will soon deliver its report.

# public-sector - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Geraghty said that he didn’t want the issue to be a public sector versus private sector divide, but said that their demands were “reasonable”.

# public-sector - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers

Earnings were generally higher in the public sector, but the gap has narrowed markedly.

# public-sector - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal

Siptu has deferred its planned industrial action ballot as a result.

# public-sector - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Now it's the private sector: unions demand 4% increase for all members

Pressure is mounting on government to deal with the public pay row, as private sector unions set to lodge pay claims.

# public-sector - Monday 14 November, 2016

Updated: Health Minister will engage with IMO as junior doctors vote on industrial action

The ongoing dispute centres on the restoration of an agreed €3000 “living-out” allowance.

# public-sector - Friday 30 September, 2016

First the buses, now the gardaí: Government fears 'domino effect' in public sector pay demands

Minister Donohoe reiterated that any public sector pay claims must be settled through the Lansdowne Agreement.

# public-sector - Saturday 30 April, 2016

What the children’s hospital tells us about public sector decision-making

In planning the project, political expediency and complacency took precedence over the actual needs of children, writes Aaron McKenna.

# public-sector - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Only way to pay young public servants equally is to end generous pension regime

When addressing public sector pay, the big elephant in the room isn’t just the upfront costs of recruiting new entrants, Aaron McKenna argues.

# public-sector - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Watch out civil servants – Renua are gunning for you

The party launched the first of two policy documents (relating to public service rewards and a ‘right to know’ public data law) this afternoon.

# public-sector - Monday 10 August, 2015

Even more public servants are rejecting a pay deal

Unite have said no to the Lansdowne Road proposals.

# public-sector - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

# public-sector - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Public sector workers shouldn’t get disproportionate pay increases over everyone else

A €2,000 pay rise for virtually all public sector workers over the next two years is madness, no matter what kind of spin the union bosses want to put on it.

# public-sector - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Four out of 10 companies won’t be giving pay rises this year

Ibec has warned that the new public sector pay deal could create create “unrealistic wage expectation” in the private sector.

# public-sector - Friday 29 May, 2015

Most public servants will get €2,000 extra over the next two years

The government has struck a deal with public sector unions this evening.

# public-sector - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Today’s top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# public-sector - Saturday 7 March, 2015

How big is the average penis? That, and more, in the week in numbers

Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?

# public-sector - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Public sector workers shouldn't expect a pay rise this year

The Taoiseach has said economic recovery will be a priority in any talks about wage increases.

# public-sector - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: The Irish civil service is a genuine success story – other countries should follow our model

So much irrationality is directed at our civil service, including the dangerous notion of privatisation of functions, that the hard work of many decent people is overlooked.

# public-sector - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Opinion: Attempts to reform the civil service (again) may simply waste more money

The only effective public sector reform is privatisation.

# public-sector - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Cork County Council may ditch controversial JobBridge scheme

The Council are set to vote on a motion that could make the local authority one of the first in the country to stop using the Government backed internships.

# public-sector - Monday 25 August, 2014

Public sector average wages are €300 per week higher than private sector

The average public sector wage is just short of €920 per week – but experts say that could be skewed.

# public-sector - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector?

The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.

# public-sector - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

This top civil servant wants to talk about making it easier to sack public sector workers

Robert Watt has admitted it is easier to sack workers in the private sector than it is in the public sector.

# public-sector - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# public-sector - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Ex-firefighter running in locals wants whistleblower legislation for all public sector workers

John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.

# public-sector - Friday 21 March, 2014

Shutting down social media and 11 other motions at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Delegates at the party’s 75th annual Ard Fheis will vote on everything from disability quotas in politics to legalising marijuana.

# public-sector - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

‘A lot done, more to do’: Reform plans promise more public services cards and better procurement

Launching new public service reform plans today, the Minister of State Brian Hayes said there has been “a lot done, more to do, to borrow a phrase from the past”.

# public-sector - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: ‘Top-up’ payments part of a game whose rules need to change Opinion

Damien Kiberd: ‘Top-up’ payments part of a game whose rules need to change

“The model of social partnership promoted since 1987 relies for its internal cohesion on permitting people at various levels within the system to milk that system for their own benefit.”

# public-sector - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

ASTI boss: Teachers’ action is “not about pay”

Pat King has said the planned action will affect students only “marginally”. Teachers will withdraw from out-of-hours duties including parent and staff meetings from tomorrow week.

‘It’s not changeable’: Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road

The two Labour ministers’ comments come in the wake of ASTI members rejecting the public sector pay deal.

# public-sector - Monday 23 September, 2013

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

In a ballot on Friday, teachers rejected the Haddington Road public sector pay deal and voted in favour of industrial action.

# public-sector - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Minister of State Joe Costello told that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

# public-sector - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Column:“I’m sorry, there are no doctors” – what it’s like to work in an understaffed Emergency Department

Overworked staff, backlogs of patients, and an extreme lack of experienced Consultants. Dr Bríd McGrath talks about the struggle involved in working in one of Ireland’s busiest Emergency Departments.

# public-sector - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Greece readies itself for another general strike

Unions have called for a one-day national mobilisation against the axing re-deployment of thousands of civil servants.

# public-sector - Thursday 4 July, 2013

The Taoiseach, Ministers and every TD are having their pay cut today

As are the country’s 292,000 civil servants who are experiencing the first effects of the Haddington Road Agreement in their pay cheques today.

# public-sector - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

The Croke Park Agreement saved the taxpayer €1.8 billion

The final report of the public sector pay deal’s implementation body has outlined the savings it achieved.

# public-sector - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.

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