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# staff - Friday 11 January, 2013

HSE opens recruitment for graduate nursing programme

The INMO has urged new graduates not to be taken in by the HSE’s “disingenuous marketing”.

# staff - Friday 14 December, 2012

Bus Eireann to cut some payments after unions reject Labour Court hearing

The company has said that it is to cut overtime, shift, premium and rota payments after trade unions rejected the offer, it said today.

# staff - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Clarehall, Dublin

Two members of staff were threatened, tied up and assaulted during the raid and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen.

# staff - Sunday 11 November, 2012

IBRC CEO paid €600,000 + in allowances over three years

Alan Dukes of IBRC told Minister Michael Noonan that staff pay cuts at the bank were not pursued partly because of the difficulty in retaining and attracting staff.

# staff - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Argos planning to close up to 75 stores

It is not clear whether any Irish locations will be affected by the overhaul.

# staff - Thursday 18 October, 2012

James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave

The Health Minister will demand that hospitals take a tougher line with staff in order to target excessive absenteeism rates.

# staff - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

NAMA reports €222 million profit for half-year

The agency believes its staff levels will rise over the coming months.

# staff - Monday 15 October, 2012

Phil Hogan to bring local government reforms to Cabinet tomorrow

There are reports that the overhaul will include abolishing the power of councillors to overturn the decisions of planning officials.

# staff - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures Protest This post contains images

Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures

They staff said they “feel utterly betrayed” after Guineys and a number of Clerys stores went into liquidation.

# staff - Monday 1 October, 2012

Guineys and Clerys staff to protest over pension scheme

They will also hand in a letter to Gordon Brothers Europe on their frustration over the demise of the scheme and loss of their jobs.

# staff - Monday 17 September, 2012

Petrol bomb thrown at Dublin office of Sinn Féin TD

At least one staff member was in the office when the petrol bomb was thrown into the hallway of Aengus Ó Snodaigh’s office in Ballyfermot.

# staff - Thursday 13 September, 2012

SIPTU serves industrial action notice on Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus has said that there is “no justification for this course of action”.

# staff - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa South Africa This post contains images

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa

A number of people were shot and injured in the incident, which occured as striking workers gathered near the Lonmin PLC platinum mine this afternoon.

# staff - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Aer Lingus and DAA staff vote for industrial action

Workers are unhappy with proposed changes to their pensions.

# staff - Monday 23 July, 2012

Quarter of civil servants heard colleagues make racist comments

A new survey also showed that 60 per cent of staff did not know if their department offers training dealing with anti-racism and intercultural issues.

# staff - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Ryanair makes €694 million bid for Aer Lingus

It’s official.

# staff - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: HSE staff still waiting on 21 June pay

Meanwhile, the bank has said it will open some branches on Saturday and Sunday this week.

# staff - Saturday 7 July, 2012

AIB: reports of 90 branch closures is 'total speculation' AIB

AIB: reports of 90 branch closures is 'total speculation'

An internal document issued to AIB staff yesterday stated that “unviable” branches would be closed.

# staff - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Staff reject AIB plans for pay freeze and pension changes AIB

Staff reject AIB plans for pay freeze and pension changes

The IBOA says the proposals are not acceptable, but the bank – which holds its AGM today – says costs must be cut.

# staff - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar

Staff and unions for Aer Lingus are unhappy with the plan which will see 55 workers face compulsory redundancy or relocation.

# staff - Thursday 14 June, 2012

AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions AIB

AIB to cut managers' pay, freeze staff salaries and change pensions

Staff were informed of the plan in an email circulated today. Perks like gym memberships will also be cut.

# staff - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees Exclusive

The personal information of around 900 Bord Gais employees was on the laptop which was stolen from the Dublin 1 office earlier this month.

# staff - Thursday 29 March, 2012

"We have to make a stand": Game staff to meet with PwC today

Staff are meeting with PwC representatives this morning and say they hope to receive clarification on their redundancy and whether PwC Ireland is looking after the administration of stores here.

# staff - Monday 26 March, 2012

Game managers to meet with company tomorrow

More than 2000 jobs are to go in the company, which has more than 600 stores between the UK and Ireland. In total, 231 jobs will go on the island of Ireland.

# staff - Monday 19 March, 2012

Thumbs up! Taoiseach rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange Thumbs Up This post contains images

Thumbs up! Taoiseach rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

Taoiseach Enda Kenny looked delighted to ring the opening bell this morning, which was one of the many engagements planned for him during his five-day trip to the United States in celebration of St Patrick’s Day.

# staff - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Mastercard announces 130 new jobs for Dublin

The highly skilled jobs are to be created in the company’s new global office for technology which will be headquartered in Dublin.

# staff - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage

Blood Transfusion Service finding it difficult to retain staff for specialised job with anti-social hours.

# staff - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Limerick Hospital so overcrowded that it is “unsafe”

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have called on the HSE to implement the major disaster plan to deal with the overcrowding.

# staff - Monday 6 February, 2012

Shortfall of doctors in Emergency Departments

A review by the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine shows there is an “unsafe deficit” within a certain grade in the Emergency Medicine tier, even after the recruitment of staff from abroad.

# staff - Monday 23 January, 2012

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin Anglo Irish Bank This post contains images

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin

Protesters have gathered outside the former Anglo Irish buildings in both cities today to protest against the payment of €1.25 billion to senior bondholders.

# staff - Friday 30 December, 2011

MSF "deeply shocked" by staff killings

The staff members were killed in Mogadishu yesterday. MSF has said today that some staff members are to be relocated from the compound there for security reasons.

# staff - Thursday 1 December, 2011

HSE rolls back on expenses row HSE

HSE rolls back on expenses row

The HSE had said that it wouldn’t pay travel expenses to its staff – but reversed the decision following a meeting between the Minister for Health and the head of the HSE.

# staff - Monday 14 November, 2011

RTÉ defends timing of presenters' earnings press release

RTÉ insists that the publication of its top earners’ salaries was not deliberately timed so as to minimise the media coverage.

Survey finds bank staff have 'chronic' lack of confidence in management

Less than half of bank employees are happy in their current working environment, according to the survey of Irish banking staff.

# staff - Friday 11 November, 2011

RTÉ's top 10 earners revealed - altogether, they were paid €3.95m

The State broadcaster has released the latest figures for its top ten highest paid presenters – which show a reduction of €4.45million in total during one year.

# staff - Monday 31 October, 2011

State did not reject ESB package - because it hasn't even seen it ESB

State did not reject ESB package - because it hasn't even seen it

It was reported today that the government has rejected a generous ESB severance package due to be offered to staff – but the ESB says it hasn’t even approached the State with a new offer.

# staff - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

UNITE to meet Aviva management in Dublin today

Representatives from the union said that they will be letting AVIVA know “the fury and determination of staff” following the recent announcement about job losses.

# staff - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge P-p-p-pick up a... penguin jumper? Penguin Jumpers

P-p-p-pick up a... penguin jumper?

There was a huge influx of special jumpers knitted for penguins after a New Zealand yarn store made an appeal online for the protective clothing.

# staff - Monday 10 October, 2011

HSE confirms long-term Dublin care home to close

INMO is angered by the move which is says came “without discussion” with staff – but HSE points to HIQA inspection reports which found the “old” building provided an “unfavourable physical environment”.

# staff - Friday 23 September, 2011

Poll: How many hours a week do you work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many hours a week do you work?

With staff at the European Parliament refusing to work for a 40-hour week, we’re wondering how much time readers of spend with their noses to the grindstone…