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# public-sector - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Unions agree deal to give 1% pay rise to public servants this year and another in 2022
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Unions agree deal to give 1% pay rise to public servants this year and another in 2022

Tue 1:27 PM 48,945 Views 67 Comments

The package was ratified at a meeting this morning.

# public-sector - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Talks on new public service pay agreement to start this week
# PSSA
# PSSA

Talks on new public service pay agreement to start this week

Nov 24th 2020, 8:30 PM 32,268 Views 98 Comments

The Public Service Stability Agreement expires at the end of the year.

# public-sector - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Explainer: Why are politicians getting a 2% pay rise?
# Pay Increase
# Pay Increase

Explainer: Why are politicians getting a 2% pay rise?

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:49 PM 38,420 Views 59 Comments

Many are angry that TDs and senators will see a pay rise next week.

# public-sector - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Efforts underway to resolve issue after thousands of public sector workers didn't get paid today
# Bank Accounts
# Bank Accounts

Efforts underway to resolve issue after thousands of public sector workers didn't get paid today

Mar 19th 2020, 11:13 AM 68,033 Views 43 Comments

The National Shared Services Office is aware of the issue and working to resolve it.

# public-sector - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Public sector hoovering up office space in capital as it's becoming Dublin's fastest growing employer
# Jobs Growth
# Jobs Growth

Public sector hoovering up office space in capital as it's becoming Dublin's fastest growing employer

Jun 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,390 Views 43 Comments

Over 4,900 jobs were created in public administration last year, according to the latest Savills Ireland report.

# public-sector - Thursday 14 February, 2019

European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination
# INTO
# INTO

European Court rules that two-tier teacher pay scale isn't age discrimination

Feb 14th 2019, 2:02 PM 18,289 Views 107 Comments

Teacher’s union the INTO said that it the ruling was “a bitter disappointment”.

# public-sector - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 13th 2017, 3:59 PM 12,526 Views 22 Comments

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
# Lansdowne 2.0
# Lansdowne 2.0

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

Jun 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 48,789 Views 262 Comments

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
# Pay Restoration
# Pay Restoration

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

Apr 28th 2017, 9:49 AM 15,782 Views 95 Comments

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
# Restoration
# Restoration

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Apr 20th 2017, 7:47 AM 16,487 Views 122 Comments

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
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers

Mar 15th 2017, 10:56 PM 42,328 Views 68 Comments

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
# Lansdowne Road
# Lansdowne Road

Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal

Nov 29th 2016, 5:06 PM 7,783 Views 11 Comments

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
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

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

Nov 15th 2016, 8:22 PM 16,012 Views 60 Comments

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
# Industrial Unrest
# Industrial Unrest

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

Nov 14th 2016, 8:05 PM 11,941 Views 81 Comments

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
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

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

Sep 30th 2016, 12:46 PM 11,498 Views 105 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 30th 2016, 8:15 AM 606 Views 147 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 517 Views 116 Comments

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
# Rewarding Times
# Rewarding Times

Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:50 PM 19,860 Views 85 Comments

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
# Lansdowne Road Agreement
# Lansdowne Road Agreement

Even more public servants are rejecting a pay deal

Aug 10th 2015, 3:43 PM 20,512 Views 99 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 51 Views 34 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 596 Views 221 Comments

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
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

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

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:01 AM 7,831 Views 36 Comments

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
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

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

May 29th 2015, 6:12 PM 35,588 Views 141 Comments

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
# Lunch Fix
# Lunch Fix

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

May 7th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,878 Views 2 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Mar 7th 2015, 7:00 PM 29,248 Views 20 Comments

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
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

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

Jan 4th 2015, 11:16 AM 21,738 Views 171 Comments

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
# Civil Service
# Civil Service

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

Nov 5th 2014, 8:20 AM 972 Views 74 Comments

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
# Reform
# Reform

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

Nov 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 523 Views 41 Comments

The only effective public sector reform is privatisation.

# public-sector - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Cork County Council may ditch controversial JobBridge scheme
# Embargo
# Embargo

Cork County Council may ditch controversial JobBridge scheme

Sep 10th 2014, 6:16 PM 13,831 Views 33 Comments

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
# Pay Packets
# Pay Packets

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

Aug 25th 2014, 10:51 PM 45,726 Views 286 Comments

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?
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 166 Views 72 Comments

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
# MacGill
# MacGill

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 16,439 Views 79 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 90 Views 8 Comments

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
# Not Kidding
# Not Kidding

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

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,432 Views 28 Comments

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
# Going Through The Motions
# Going Through The Motions

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

Mar 21st 2014, 8:30 AM 12,909 Views 110 Comments

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
# Public Service
# Public Service

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

Jan 14th 2014, 11:21 AM 5,328 Views 19 Comments

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

Damien Kiberd: 'Top-up' payments part of a game whose rules need to change
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 24th 2013, 8:30 AM 13 Views 27 Comments

“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"
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

ASTI boss: Teachers' action is "not about pay"

Sep 24th 2013, 9:01 AM 5,259 Views 91 Comments

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
# Teachers
# Teachers

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

Sep 24th 2013, 8:59 AM 2,986 Views 15 Comments

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
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:52 AM 3,888 Views 51 Comments

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

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