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#Public Servants

# public-servants - Saturday 29 June, 2019

First ‘formal’ participation will see 600 civil and public servants march in today's Pride parade
# Dublin Pride
# Dublin Pride

First ‘formal’ participation will see 600 civil and public servants march in today's Pride parade

Jun 29th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,191 Views 62 Comments

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said he is “particularly pleased” with the participation of Gardaí in uniform.

# public-servants - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70
# Retirement
# Retirement

President signs bill that allows public servants work until they're 70

Updated Dec 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 32,682 Views 91 Comments

The State pension age is scheduled to increase to 67 in 2021 and 68 in 2028.

# public-servants - Friday 30 November, 2018

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
# Race Against Time
# Race Against Time

Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline

Nov 30th 2018, 6:10 AM 52,050 Views 27 Comments

Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.

# public-servants - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Civil servant fighting compulsory retirement at 65 takes case to the High Court
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

Civil servant fighting compulsory retirement at 65 takes case to the High Court

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 26,648 Views 0 Comments

Legislation set to extend the compulsory retirement age will arrive too late for George McLoughlin.

# public-servants - Friday 18 May, 2018

Poll: Should women get menstrual leave for severe period pains?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should women get menstrual leave for severe period pains?

May 18th 2018, 9:59 AM 33,304 Views 187 Comments

Menstrual leave is already in place in other countries and some private companies.

# public-servants - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Clerical officer forced to take €11,000 salary cut for same job because he's turning 65
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

Clerical officer forced to take €11,000 salary cut for same job because he's turning 65

Apr 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 55,383 Views 55 Comments

“It’s not fair that somebody facing that kind of cut will be expected to continue to do the same job because of a birthday.”

# public-servants - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Public servants approaching retirement who want to work past 65 will be re-hired and placed on a lower pay scale
# Interim Measures
# Interim Measures

Public servants approaching retirement who want to work past 65 will be re-hired and placed on a lower pay scale

Dec 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 24,494 Views 42 Comments

Interim measures apply to those approaching retirement who wish to work on before the necessary legislation has been enacted.

# public-servants - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Government approves new public servants' pay deal - but unions aren't on board
# Fempi Measures
# Fempi Measures

Government approves new public servants' pay deal - but unions aren't on board

Nov 8th 2017, 8:10 AM 20,749 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Finance published a bill ratifying a new public workers’ pay deal which was drafted earlier this year.

# public-servants - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,688 Views 163 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# public-servants - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Poll: Should public servants' sick leave be capped further?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should public servants' sick leave be capped further?

Jul 9th 2016, 9:45 AM 39,876 Views 200 Comments

Public sector workers’ average number of sick days each year is twice that of the private sector according to figures released by the government.

# public-servants - Sunday 12 July, 2015

The Lansdowne Road deal: Who's getting what and who's not happy about it
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

The Lansdowne Road deal: Who's getting what and who's not happy about it

Jul 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,625 Views 51 Comments

It looks likely the agreement will be accepted though some workers are not at all satisfied with it.

# public-servants - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"
# Professional Agitators
# Professional Agitators

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"

May 7th 2015, 11:59 PM 14,054 Views 153 Comments

…and if those rumours of an €800 windfall for public servants are true.

# public-servants - 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 529 Views 41 Comments

The only effective public sector reform is privatisation.

# public-servants - Monday 20 October, 2014

Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started

Oct 20th 2014, 5:52 PM 54,093 Views 31 Comments

The job will be filled over the next two years.

# public-servants - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Labour Court rules in unions' favour over Injuries Board outsourcing
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

Labour Court rules in unions' favour over Injuries Board outsourcing

Aug 13th 2014, 2:18 PM 7,164 Views 11 Comments

Unions said the transfer of work had been made without consultation with unions. The board said it has been outsourcing for years.

# public-servants - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Bank of Ireland will not be able to pay salaries until tomorrow morning
# Cash No Flow
# Cash No Flow

Bank of Ireland will not be able to pay salaries until tomorrow morning

Jul 31st 2014, 10:00 AM 72,874 Views 173 Comments

Some public (and private) workers woke up today to find no salary in their bank account.

# public-servants - Monday 2 December, 2013

ASTI promises "strong action" if teachers are made redundant
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

ASTI promises "strong action" if teachers are made redundant

Dec 2nd 2013, 1:26 PM 10,613 Views 99 Comments

Nearly 50 posts have been identified as being over the official quota and could be targeted for redundancy, but the ASTI says it will take action if members are hit.

# public-servants - 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-servants - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Costello launches initiative to encourage retired public servants to volunteer
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

Costello launches initiative to encourage retired public servants to volunteer

Oct 12th 2013, 4:39 PM 5,340 Views 39 Comments

An online register is being set up to match the skills of volunteers to the needs of the countries and communities.

# public-servants - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Aug 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,368 Views 128 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello told TheJournal.ie that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

# public-servants - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Government shrugs off EU fears to proceeds with public job cuts
# Public Service
# Public Service

Government shrugs off EU fears to proceeds with public job cuts

Jan 22nd 2013, 6:58 PM 8,073 Views 71 Comments

Brendan Howlin today confirmed he was continuing with plans to cut public staff numbers by 9,500 in two years.

# public-servants - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Greece has money to pay bills until 20th July: report
# Greece
# Greece

Greece has money to pay bills until 20th July: report

Jun 13th 2012, 11:01 AM 2,322 Views 22 Comments

Greece has about €2 billion to pay salaries and pensions until 20th July, according to media reports.

# public-servants - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

May 19th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,131 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government’s You Retire, We Rehire policy; Israel to take on Ireland; the second referendum that won’t happen will be held on 22 June.

# public-servants - Monday 23 April, 2012

Nearly two-thirds of civil servants in line for pay increase this year
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Nearly two-thirds of civil servants in line for pay increase this year

Apr 23rd 2012, 12:31 PM 5,907 Views 112 Comments

63 per cent of civil servants – including 2,776 who already earn over €70k – are entitled to ‘increments’ this year.

# public-servants - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Government to close three decentralised offices - report
# Decentralisation
# Decentralisation

Government to close three decentralised offices - report

Feb 15th 2012, 9:09 PM 4,719 Views 11 Comments

RTÉ reports that the closure of decentralised offices of FÁS, the Equality Tribunal, and the Department of the Environment has been given the green light.

# public-servants - Saturday 17 December, 2011

337 Gardaí to retire between December and February
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

337 Gardaí to retire between December and February

Dec 17th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,296 Views 20 Comments

Hundreds of gardaí have applied to retire over the next few months, including an assistant commissioner and five chief superintendents.

# public-servants - Saturday 10 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 10th 2011, 7:55 PM 2,063 Views 9 Comments

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…

# public-servants - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Up to 9,000 public sector workers set to retire amid pension changes
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Up to 9,000 public sector workers set to retire amid pension changes

Sep 4th 2011, 3:15 PM 961 Views 15 Comments

Changes to pension calculations are likely to see an increasing number of public servants seek retirement this year.

# public-servants - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Retirements could leave stations without permanent garda: report
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Retirements could leave stations without permanent garda: report

Sep 1st 2011, 5:57 PM 571 Views 9 Comments

The Garda Síochána could be left with significant personnel shortages if all gardaí eligible for retirement by next February decide to step down from their posts, according to an internal document seen by RTÉ.

# public-servants - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 22nd 2011, 8:04 AM 1,330 Views 0 Comments

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.

# public-servants - Monday 21 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 21st 2011, 8:04 PM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Getting convicts into the community, to target or not to target Gaddafi, the preservation of civil servants’ privilege days and one man’s transfixing video of the ground beneath his feet.

# public-servants - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

Ireland's 10 highest paid public servants
# Pay
# Pay

Ireland's 10 highest paid public servants

Jul 28th 2010, 2:43 PM 2,966 Views 0 Comments

And they all earn more than Brian Cowen.

# public-servants - Monday 26 July, 2010

HSE West report: services being affected by staff ban
# Public Service
# Public Service

HSE West report: services being affected by staff ban

Jul 26th 2010, 7:09 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

Recruitment freeze having a negative impact on frontline services.