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#Public Sector Pay

# public-sector-pay - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

"This was a very difficult decision": INMO accepts Haddington Road deal
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

"This was a very difficult decision": INMO accepts Haddington Road deal

May 28th 2013, 7:20 PM 7,661 Views 37 Comments

The INMO had rejected the Croke Park II pay deal but has said the new deal is the best available for its members

# public-sector-pay - Monday 27 May, 2013

Haddington Road deal may not be constitutional, says union
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

Haddington Road deal may not be constitutional, says union

May 27th 2013, 9:30 AM 11,548 Views 45 Comments

The Irish Federation of University Teachers says it has hired a senior barrister to examine the constitutionality of the proposed deal to see if it can be challenged in the courts.

# public-sector-pay - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Secondary teachers' unions reject new 'Haddington Road' pay deal
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Secondary teachers' unions reject new 'Haddington Road' pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 8:43 PM 13,844 Views 141 Comments

The ASTI and TUI say the ‘Haddington Road’ proposals aren’t sufficiently different from Croke Park 2 to change their minds.

SIPTU says workers should accept revised new public pay deal
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

SIPTU says workers should accept revised new public pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 6:03 PM 7,555 Views 67 Comments

The country’s biggest trade union says the Haddington Road deal maintains protection against redundancy or a major redeployment.

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal
# Out With The Old...
# Out With The Old...

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 2:29 PM 33,261 Views 59 Comments

‘Croke Park’ is dead, long live ‘Haddington Road’.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal
# Croke Park 2a
# Croke Park 2a

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal

May 22nd 2013, 8:27 PM 10,830 Views 40 Comments

The primary teachers’ union says the new proposals are an improvement on the rejected Croke Park 2 deal.

# public-sector-pay - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans

May 21st 2013, 9:28 PM 17,530 Views 61 Comments

The IMO and INTO have both published details of the sector-specific deals tabled at the Labour Relations Commission.

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'
# Public Sector Deal
# Public Sector Deal

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'

May 21st 2013, 3:06 PM 10,651 Views 122 Comments

The minister said he was glad the structure was there for a new deal but was “not taking anything for granted in relation to the ballot”.

# public-sector-pay - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Joan Burton: In everybody's interest that we get a public sector pay deal
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Joan Burton: In everybody's interest that we get a public sector pay deal

May 12th 2013, 1:24 PM 8,842 Views 85 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection says she is “hopeful” a deal can be reached with unions ahead of tomorrow’s deadline.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Five days to go: New deadline to reach deal on public sector pay cuts
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Five days to go: New deadline to reach deal on public sector pay cuts

May 8th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,567 Views 46 Comments

The government is seeking to cut public sector pay by €300 million this year and hopes for a negotiated settlement with trade unions by next week.

# public-sector-pay - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added bands that don't exist
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added bands that don't exist

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:50 PM 6,883 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Government to seek negotiations with unions over cutting €300m from pay
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Government to seek negotiations with unions over cutting €300m from pay

Apr 23rd 2013, 1:31 PM 8,113 Views 181 Comments

The Cabinet decided this morning to ask the head of the Labour Relations Commission to seek out unions and determine whether or not there is a basis for further negotiations.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks

Apr 17th 2013, 6:46 PM 12,051 Views 63 Comments

The Justice Minister also said that recruitment would now have to be delayed because there must be funds to pay for them.

# public-sector-pay - Monday 4 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach’s salary undermines his agenda
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach’s salary undermines his agenda

Mar 4th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,964 Views 106 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin president also revealed which government policies his party actually supports and explained why Croke Park II is a bad deal.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

In full: The proposed public sector pay deal
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

In full: The proposed public sector pay deal

Feb 27th 2013, 8:48 AM 12,328 Views 42 Comments

The Labour Relations Commission has published the full document that proposes changes to public sector pay and conditions or Croke Park II as it is more commonly known.

# public-sector-pay - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Brian Hayes: Legislation on public pay 'inevitable if there is no agreement'
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

Brian Hayes: Legislation on public pay 'inevitable if there is no agreement'

Feb 19th 2013, 10:20 AM 5,477 Views 92 Comments

The Junior Finance Minister said that while this was the case, government would rather not impose “some unilateral settlement”.

# public-sector-pay - Friday 15 February, 2013

Firefighter union chief says he's been barred from all Dublin fire stations
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Firefighter union chief says he's been barred from all Dublin fire stations

Feb 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,594 Views 18 Comments

John Kidd, whose union claims to represent most of the firefighters working in Dublin, says he is barred from entering any fire station in the capital amid disputes with management over cuts to resources.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Cutting €1bn in public pay will shave up to 0.5% off GDP - ESRI
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Cutting €1bn in public pay will shave up to 0.5% off GDP - ESRI

Jan 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,604 Views 19 Comments

Cutting public sector pay by €1bn will result in a reduction of 0.25% – 0.5% in GDP, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute.

# public-sector-pay - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Public sector pay cuts not ruled out, increments on the table - Taoiseach
# Enda On TV
# Enda On TV

Public sector pay cuts not ruled out, increments on the table - Taoiseach

Jan 20th 2013, 1:09 PM 15,146 Views 209 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with RTÉ, the Taoiseach also said that he was “not in the business of providing abortion on demand” and said the Anglo promissory note would be restructured.

# public-sector-pay - Monday 15 October, 2012

Troika have no issue with reported Croke Park savings – government
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Troika have no issue with reported Croke Park savings – government

Oct 15th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,226 Views 26 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure says it’s checked with the Troika – and there’s no worries about the reported savings.

Fine Gael TDs challenge Government stance on Croke Park
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Fine Gael TDs challenge Government stance on Croke Park

Oct 15th 2012, 8:21 AM 5,241 Views 43 Comments

The eight TDs argue in today’s Irish Examiner that “protecting core pay” does not equate to supporting incremental pay increases and allowances for high earners.

# public-sector-pay - Friday 12 October, 2012

Men get paid 21% more than women in the private sector
# Gender Discrimination
# Gender Discrimination

Men get paid 21% more than women in the private sector

Oct 12th 2012, 3:58 PM 5,804 Views 67 Comments

The gender gap is 8 per cent higher in the private sector than the public sector.

# public-sector-pay - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Croke Park Agreement: Where do the political parties stand?
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

Croke Park Agreement: Where do the political parties stand?

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 6,862 Views 55 Comments

We’ve asked all of the political parties and a smattering of independents to outline clearly and in detail their position on the Croke Park Agreement on public sector pay and reform. Here is what they said…

# public-sector-pay - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Column: We just can’t afford it any more – the case against Croke Park
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We just can’t afford it any more – the case against Croke Park

Sep 15th 2012, 12:00 PM 98 Views 136 Comments

Public sector workers have seen their average wages rise while others fall – and this can’t continue, writes Keith Redmond.

Column: Slashing wages will hurt everybody – the case for Croke Park
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Slashing wages will hurt everybody – the case for Croke Park

Sep 15th 2012, 12:00 PM 21 Views 37 Comments

It’s in everyone’s interest to keep the Croke Park deal, writes Michael Taft – private sector jobs are at stake too.

# public-sector-pay - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Croke Park talks needed in 'six to eight months if not sooner' - Varadkar
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

Croke Park talks needed in 'six to eight months if not sooner' - Varadkar

Sep 9th 2012, 2:04 PM 6,231 Views 68 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has said that negotiations over the extension or renegotiation of the Croke Park Agreement will be needed within the “next six to eight months if not sooner”.

# public-sector-pay - Friday 31 August, 2012

Reilly indicates renegotiation of Croke Park Agreement may be needed
# Health
# Health

Reilly indicates renegotiation of Croke Park Agreement may be needed

Aug 31st 2012, 7:11 PM 7,497 Views 117 Comments

The Health Minister was responding to questions about the financial problems in the health service following the HSE’s announcement of €130 million of cost saving measures.

# public-sector-pay - Monday 25 June, 2012

Public sector pay increments should be deferred, says Varadkar
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

Public sector pay increments should be deferred, says Varadkar

Jun 25th 2012, 3:20 PM 7,073 Views 117 Comments

Freezing pay increases could save up to €200 million a year, he said, but admits would be in breach of Croke Park Agreement.

# public-sector-pay - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Majority of FG-Lab councillors want Croke Park deal changed - survey
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

Majority of FG-Lab councillors want Croke Park deal changed - survey

Jan 17th 2012, 10:29 AM 2,046 Views 38 Comments

A survey carried out by a Fine Gael senator finds that two-thirds of FG and Labour councillors would back amending the deal.

# public-sector-pay - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Nov 29th 2011, 7:36 PM 3,409 Views 6 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# public-sector-pay - Saturday 12 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Nov 12th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,503 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Brendan Howlin: No guarantees on public sector pay cuts
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Brendan Howlin: No guarantees on public sector pay cuts

Oct 5th 2011, 7:45 AM 915 Views 14 Comments

The Minister for Public Expenditure has said “all bets are off” unless savings are delivered under the Croke Park deal.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

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

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

Sep 21st 2011, 12:42 PM 1,423 Views 7 Comments

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

# public-sector-pay - Monday 19 September, 2011

Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy
# Forecasts
# Forecasts

Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy

Sep 19th 2011, 3:34 PM 592 Views 3 Comments

Davy’s research division has revised its forecasts for Irish economic growth down as the global outlook deteriorates.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Government pledges: No more pay cuts in public sector
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

Government pledges: No more pay cuts in public sector

Jul 20th 2011, 4:14 PM 775 Views 20 Comments

There will also be no compulsory redundancies thanks to “progress” under the Croke Park agreement.

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Government lowers pay ceilings for semi-state chief executives
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Government lowers pay ceilings for semi-state chief executives

Jun 22nd 2011, 2:02 PM 872 Views 7 Comments

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

# public-sector-pay - Sunday 1 May, 2011

# public-sector-pay - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools

Apr 27th 2011, 9:16 AM 970 Views 0 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland backs a call to end €100m in “privilege funding” for private secondary schools.

# public-sector-pay - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Student nurses' pay to be cut to zero by 2015
# Health
# Health

Student nurses' pay to be cut to zero by 2015

Dec 23rd 2010, 10:28 AM 5,223 Views 0 Comments

Department of Health cutbacks mean trainee nurses will no longer be paid for their 36 weeks of work on hospital wards.