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#public sector reform

# public-sector-reform - 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-reform - Thursday 25 July, 2013

'The system is wrong.' - Independent TDs react to plans to cut Leaders Allowance

Independent TD Colm Keaveney says that the Labour Party benefits from €250,000 in allowances due to TDs who have lost the party whip.

# public-sector-reform - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Nurses warn of industrial action if government legislates for pay cuts

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has called on other public sector unions to threaten a ballot on industrial action if the government legislates to cut pay.

# public-sector-reform - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Howlin looking at incorporating public sector allowances into core pay

Speaking to the Public Accounts Committee this morning, Brendan Howlin said it would be unreasonable to take away such a large portion of pay from certain groups.

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

Croke Park Agreement: Where do the political parties stand?

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-reform - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Column: The public sector isn’t there to provide jobs, it’s there to work for us

Truly intelligent efficiencies would deliver more fulfilled workers as well as better services, writes Aaron McKenna.

# public-sector-reform - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

'Oui, je suis candidat à l'élection présidentielle': Sarkozy confirms re-election bid

The French president has used Twitter and a TV interview to confirm he is running for a second term as president.

# public-sector-reform - Friday 3 February, 2012

McCarthy bemoans Government's "ham-fisted" public retirement scheme

The chairman of An Bord Snip Nua attacks the “very poorly designed” system which may leave the public sector understaffed.

# public-sector-reform - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Howlin: 'Foolish' to say there won't be problems with public sector exodus

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has admitted he can’t guarantee there won’t be individual problems caused by the exodus of public sector workers at the end of the month.

# public-sector-reform - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Public sector reforms need 'more urgency' to succeed - Hayes

The Minister of State has warned that pay cuts will be back on the agenda if Croke Park changes are not pushed through.

# public-sector-reform - Thursday 17 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Decentralisation scrapped and over 23,000 public sector jobs to go by 2015

The government has outlined plans which also include the merging of nearly 50 state agencies.

Government to unveil public service reform plans

The public service reforms to be announced will see less of a reduction in staff numbers in the public sector than had been pledged in the programme for government.

# public-sector-reform - Friday 6 May, 2011

Public sector workforce falls by 2,000 in first quarter of 2011

The latest figures included news that 2,305 posts were shed in the health area.

# public-sector-reform - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Privilege days case might lead Howlin to tackle all public sector leave

After plan to abolish two privilege days for civil servants was rejected yesterday, Government may look to make savings across a broader section of public servants.