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# Contractors

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Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board
BAM is the primary contractor building the new children’s hospital in Dublin.
Sammon liquidation: Schools say they're still optimistic they can open their doors in September
On Tuesday, Sammon Contracting Ireland Limited was placed into liquidation.
'We're exhausted': Schools and contractors fearful and confused over Sammon examinership
Carillion went bust in early January, as a result of debts of over £1.5 billion.
Claims about bogus self-employment in construction 'grossly exaggerated'
The construction industry’s representative body did acknowledge a reluctance in contractors to directly employ workers and said the government needs to make this more attractive.
Outsourced Central Bank staff paid an average daily rate of €551
The Finance Minister said individual daily rates could not be disclosed for commercial reasons.
Irish Water rubbishes claims water metering has stopped in Dublin
The claims came from a Sinn Fein TD.
Who keeps the scrap metal money from water meter installation?
With a plan to install 400,000 meters by the end of the year, it could add up to a pretty penny…
Self-employed contractors are underpaying millions in tax
Audits carried out in the last year showed that the Revenue was underpaid to the tune of €9.3 million.
Wheelchair-user hospitalised after incident at water meter protest in Raheny
Gardaí were called in to support Irish Water contractors, as they carried out work that the semi-state says was requested by local residents.
Irish Water workers told to use toilets at petrol stations, claims union
SIPTU says some of the main contractors installing water meters are not honouring agreements made about pay and benefits for workers.
Irish Water will spend nearly €86 million on consultants, contractors and legal advice
The new utility company’s submission to the Oireachtas Environment Committee outlines how up to €180 million will be spent to establish it.
Construction group calls for passing of law to avoid further Kilfinane school incidents
The legislation, which has already been introducted, would ensure construction employees receive proper and swift payment for work.
Parents blockade Limerick school after builders remove fittings
A dispute over payment has seen some subcontractors attempt to remove fittings they installed in the new national school in Kilfinane earlier this year.
Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint
The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors of Ireland is protesting against what it terms Bord Gais’s “anti competitive and unfair” pricing policies.
Cleaners in Castlebar hospital to commence industrial action
The SIPTU workers said they will serve notice of industrial action in response to the HSE’s decision to outsource staff.