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# overtime - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal Thriller This post contains videos

Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal

An overtime victory for the Milwaukee outfit on another busy night of NBA action.

# overtime - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Garda mission to refugee camp on Syrian border cancelled at 'eleventh hour' due to overtime pay dispute

A team of eight gardaí and two sergeants was due to fly out last Friday where it would interview hundreds of refugees.

# overtime - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime'

Drew Harris said he has a responsibility to show good management of public money.

# overtime - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Disgruntled gardaí vent anger over new digital clocking-in system at Shankill meeting

Around 50 officers attended a meeting in Shankill Garda Station on Monday evening.

# overtime - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Slash and burn': Concern among rank-and-file gardaí as management cuts overtime again

The Garda Commissioner said the organisation will significantly exceed the budget and this is not sustainable.

# overtime - Friday 25 May, 2018

Garda overtime set to be capped across the country as payments are vastly exceeding budgets

Garda overtime for the first five months of this year has run over budget by €12 million.

# overtime - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Drug units targeting Hutch gang unable to conduct searches as gardaí can't claim 2 hours overtime

The overtime cuts are affecting policing in the north inner city.

# overtime - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'This is the real world': Doctors and HSE to meet amid fears junior doctors won't get paid overtime at Connolly Hospital

A memo sent to doctors said “no payment will be made for working before 8am or after 5pm” for junior doctors.

# overtime - Friday 22 December, 2017

The 9 at 9: Friday

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# overtime - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Example of hours a garda must work to earn top overtime payments

Gardaí are working up to 100 hours a week for overtime payments of up to €68,500 .

# overtime - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'This effectively cripples us': Rank-and-file gardaí on what the short-term overtime ban will actually mean

Services are being pared back until next week – but how will the force be impacted?

# overtime - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Varadkar tells Dáil that cost of garda overtime will be covered by next year's budget

Gardaí in Dublin had been told that “under no circumstances” is overtime to be incurred.

# overtime - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Gardaí in Dublin told overtime is cancelled because budget 'has been exhausted'

The only exceptions are Operations C-Port and Hybrid.

# overtime - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017

That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.

# overtime - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker

A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.

# overtime - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Garda overtime rises massive 52% as pressure of battling Irish gangs takes its toll

Overtime increased by a huge extent last year with an additional €23.5 million paid out to the force’s 28 regional divisions.

# overtime - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep

It can also make you vulnerable to unpaid overtime, according to a UN study.

# overtime - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

# overtime - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Division by division breakdown: Over €54 million spend on garda overtime

The bill for the Dublin divisions made up 62% of the overall spend.

# overtime - Friday 15 April, 2016

Poll: Should Garda overtime be restored in response to the latest gangland killing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Garda overtime be restored in response to the latest gangland killing?

The scaling back of such overtime has coincided with an escalation in gang warfare in Dublin.

# overtime - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Hundreds of gardaí left out of pocket before Christmas due to payment delays

Whole districts across the country have not received their unsocial hours allowances on time.

# overtime - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Security guard accused of abandoning his post awarded €20,000

Philips Uzoma had been working for his employer for more than 10 years when he was unfairly dismissed.

# overtime - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Probe launched into allegations of fraudulent garda payment claims

Gardaí said a chief superintendent has been appointed to investigate the claims.

# overtime - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Garda allowance and overtime payments delayed until new year again Exclusive

Gardaí will now have to wait until January to receive the payments earned in November.

# overtime - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers Exclusive

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# overtime - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

SIPTU to ballot for strike action as Bus Éireann commits to cost cutting

Bus Éireann has said it plans to implement Labour Court recommendations which will mean some workers at the bus company work longer for less pay.

# overtime - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?

Most unions are returning to talks today but will the government be able to reach a deal to save €170 million through pay cuts?

# overtime - Friday 1 February, 2013

GRA rejects proposed cuts to garda pay and allowances

Briefing documents show that the government is seeking to extend the working day and cut overtime and payments for working on public holidays.

# overtime - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Junior doctors in Cork worked almost 125,000 overtime hours in 5 months

Earlier this month it was revealed that junior doctors are being asked to work 36 hours in succession.

# overtime - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Two out of three workers do unpaid overtime to cover workload - survey

Workers clocking up more than an hour on average in unpaid overtime each month.

# overtime - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Dublin Bus announces €15million cost-cutting plan

Staff will see allowances reduced under the proposals, which the company said would not affect passengers.

# overtime - Sunday 20 May, 2012

From The42 The 'Guess Who's Winning Photo?' of the Day Pic Of The Day

The 'Guess Who's Winning Photo?' of the Day

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# overtime - Friday 27 April, 2012

66 per cent of Irish commuters work overtime - impacting their personal lives, says survey

Mircosoft assembled to survey to highlight the role that cloud computing could play in helping people to enjoy the personal and professional benefits of a more flexible way of working.

# overtime - Thursday 26 April, 2012

From The42 Stanley Cup: Champs Boston dumped out in first round by Washington Keep Smiling This post contains videos

Stanley Cup: Champs Boston dumped out in first round by Washington

The Capitals beat the Bruins in overtime of game seven to advance to the conference semi-finals and a possible date with the New York Rangers.

# overtime - Friday 30 March, 2012

Investigation finds 'significant issues' at Apple manufacturer's factories

Most workers making iPhones and iPads said they were not paid enough to cover “basic needs”, the probe found.

# overtime - Monday 12 March, 2012

From The42 Passing craze: Tebowmania and Linsanity may soon be over Overtime

Passing craze: Tebowmania and Linsanity may soon be over

At least they were a lot of fun while they lasted, writes Tim Dahlberg.

# overtime - Friday 27 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition at odds over Sunday pay; Brazil does away with rainforest protection laws and Carla’s staying mum on pregnancy rumours – but the pictures speak louder than words.