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#Wages

# wages - Monday 25 August, 2014

Scrapping rent allowance for garda recruits will 'create friction' in ranks
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

Scrapping rent allowance for garda recruits will 'create friction' in ranks

Aug 25th 2014, 3:24 PM 19,541 Views 82 Comments

The GRA said the withdrawal of the allowance would essentially be a pay cut for recruits.

# wages - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations
# Settlement
# Settlement

LinkedIn agrees to pay employees €4.4 million over wage violations

Aug 5th 2014, 10:47 AM 10,416 Views 14 Comments

The professional social network said it paid more than $3.3 million in overtime back wages and $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York.

# wages - Monday 14 July, 2014

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men
# Gender Inequality
# Gender Inequality

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Jul 14th 2014, 9:02 AM 5,275 Views 17 Comments

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

# wages - Saturday 14 June, 2014

'We should not fear increases in the minimum wage.' - Joan Burton links recovery with wages
# Hustings
# Hustings

'We should not fear increases in the minimum wage.' - Joan Burton links recovery with wages

Jun 14th 2014, 4:07 PM 9,049 Views 77 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection was speaking at a leadership debate with rival Alex White.

# wages - Friday 13 June, 2014

'Now is not the time for wage rises' - ISME
# Cash Demands
# Cash Demands

'Now is not the time for wage rises' - ISME

Jun 13th 2014, 4:19 PM 6,259 Views 43 Comments

The small business trade body said that an increase in wages could force many businesses under.

# wages - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue

Jun 10th 2014, 6:36 PM 15,275 Views 40 Comments

The workers staged a sit-in at the premises for 19 days in total.

# wages - Monday 9 June, 2014

USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages

Jun 9th 2014, 4:36 PM 7,402 Views 20 Comments

Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.

# wages - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

The Paris Bakery sit-in will be discussed at UN labour conference today
# International Attention
# International Attention

The Paris Bakery sit-in will be discussed at UN labour conference today

Jun 4th 2014, 2:07 PM 9,055 Views 16 Comments

A rally to support the workers will take place outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# wages - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year?
# Paid Up
# Paid Up

Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year?

May 28th 2014, 5:24 PM 32,401 Views 61 Comments

The education sector is again the biggest loser in the earnings stats for the first quarter.

# wages - Monday 26 May, 2014

End in sight? Paris Bakery workers to meet with boss today
# Stand Off
# Stand Off

End in sight? Paris Bakery workers to meet with boss today

May 26th 2014, 9:25 AM 9,074 Views 17 Comments

The workers will sit down with one of the two owners of the company today about wages they are owed.

# wages - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Paris Bakery workers visit owner's home calling for unpaid wages
# Paris Bakery
# Paris Bakery

Paris Bakery workers visit owner's home calling for unpaid wages

May 25th 2014, 4:51 PM 18,360 Views 26 Comments

Staff at the Paris Bakery on Moore Street have been holding a sit-in.

# wages - Saturday 24 May, 2014

'We can't pay our bills with promises'
# Unpaid Wages
# Unpaid Wages

'We can't pay our bills with promises'

May 24th 2014, 1:52 PM 7,745 Views 15 Comments

Workers at Paris Bakery are into their second day at the sit-in outside the Dublin bakery.

# wages - Friday 23 May, 2014

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages
# Paris Bakery
# Paris Bakery

"I don't think we will see the money." - Dublin bakery staff staging sit-in over back wages

May 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 33,135 Views 59 Comments

Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.

# wages - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Mandate union says water charges will result in job losses for the real economy
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

Mandate union says water charges will result in job losses for the real economy

Apr 27th 2014, 3:32 PM 7,519 Views 27 Comments

Mandate General Secretary John Douglas said workers who work for companies making substantial profits now deserve a pay increase.

# wages - Friday 4 April, 2014

Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low
# Economy
# Economy

Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low

Apr 4th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,705 Views 64 Comments

Quarterly bulletin finds that drop in unemployment is ‘clearest indicator’ of improving economic fortunes.

# wages - Friday 28 March, 2014

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013

Mar 28th 2014, 8:16 PM 11,593 Views 121 Comments

The annual report also outlines cost savings of €30 million are to be introduced.

# wages - Friday 14 March, 2014

McDonald's workers claim their wages were stolen...by McDonald's
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

McDonald's workers claim their wages were stolen...by McDonald's

Mar 14th 2014, 10:56 AM 24,295 Views 68 Comments

McDonald’s Corporation faces seven lawsuits, while franchisees were included in five of them in California, Michigan and New York.

# wages - Friday 28 February, 2014

Column: As a society, we can't afford to pay Irish workers so little
# Working Poor
# Working Poor

Column: As a society, we can't afford to pay Irish workers so little

Feb 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 253 Views 129 Comments

The term ‘working poor’ should be an oxymoron but it’s a reality in Ireland – a wage increase is desperately needed, writes Jimmy Kelly.

# wages - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012
# Make Money Money
# Make Money Money

Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012

Feb 26th 2014, 2:24 PM 15,737 Views 77 Comments

If you earned €687 a week last year, you are average.

# wages - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on
# Penny Pinching
# Penny Pinching

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

Feb 12th 2014, 9:21 AM 14,621 Views 100 Comments

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

# wages - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

'A good day for low-paid workers' as JLCs are retained
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

'A good day for low-paid workers' as JLCs are retained

Jan 29th 2014, 8:30 PM 13,083 Views 23 Comments

Trade unions welcomed the decision, but Ibec was less enthusiastic.

# wages - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

14 signs that payday can't come soon enough
# Dolla Dolla Bills
From The Daily Edge
# Dolla Dolla Bills

14 signs that payday can't come soon enough

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:30 PM 44,374 Views 52 Comments

What’s for lunch?

# wages - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

Jan 21st 2014, 12:54 PM 827 Views 88 Comments

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

New £5 million salary cap for the 'most competitive league in world rugby'
# Money Talks
From The42
# Money Talks

New £5 million salary cap for the 'most competitive league in world rugby'

Jan 21st 2014, 12:51 PM 7,456 Views 22 Comments

Premiership Rugby has announced that their clubs will be operating under a boosted wage limit from 2014/15.

# wages - Monday 20 January, 2014

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute
# UCC
# UCC

Staff to picket UCC's Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute

Jan 20th 2014, 11:39 AM 7,793 Views 18 Comments

Workers claim there is pay inequity between them and a number of their counterparts in UCC who are doing the same job.

# wages - Friday 3 January, 2014

Payment issue for some AIB customers delayed the payment of wages
# Banking
# Banking

Payment issue for some AIB customers delayed the payment of wages

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:58 PM 22,681 Views 68 Comments

The problems are believed to be unrelated from the ATM problems that plagued customers last month.

# wages - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Nine minsterial advisers have salaries higher than pay guidelines
# Salaries
# Salaries

Nine minsterial advisers have salaries higher than pay guidelines

Dec 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,941 Views 61 Comments

A number of ministers explained that their advisers had previously been on much higher pay scales when working in the private sector prior to their appointment in the respective departments.

# wages - Monday 9 December, 2013

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

Dec 9th 2013, 3:30 PM 7,058 Views 55 Comments

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# wages - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Probe launched into allegations of fraudulent garda payment claims
# Investigation
# Investigation

Probe launched into allegations of fraudulent garda payment claims

Dec 8th 2013, 1:07 PM 19,292 Views 66 Comments

Gardaí said a chief superintendent has been appointed to investigate the claims.

# wages - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Joan Burton calls for 'living wage' ahead of Labour Party conference
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Joan Burton calls for 'living wage' ahead of Labour Party conference

Nov 28th 2013, 9:51 AM 8,523 Views 71 Comments

The Social Protection Minister has made the case for a wage increase that she argues would reduce welfare spend and increase tax revenue.

# wages - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Jealousy of the successful is not a viable economic policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Jealousy of the successful is not a viable economic policy

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:00 AM 36 Views 86 Comments

There are many reasons why a Swiss-like pay proposal is a bad one. For one, the top one per cent of income earners in Ireland pay 20 per cent of the income tax, writes Aaron McKenna.

# wages - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Garda allowance and overtime payments delayed until new year again
# Garda Payments
# Garda Payments

Garda allowance and overtime payments delayed until new year again

Nov 21st 2013, 11:05 PM 22,575 Views 172 Comments

Gardaí will now have to wait until January to receive the payments earned in November.

# wages - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers
# Inequality
# Inequality

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers

Nov 17th 2013, 5:30 PM 18,339 Views 90 Comments

The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.

# wages - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Cavemen, Cowen and Coca-Cola: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Cavemen, Cowen and Coca-Cola: The week in numbers

Aug 31st 2013, 7:30 PM 6,930 Views 8 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people in Ireland smoke? And what’s the average weekly wage?

# wages - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012
# Good Advice
# Good Advice

Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 6,890 Views 69 Comments

This figure compares to over one million euro that Brian Cowen paid in special adviser salaries when he was Taoiseach.

# wages - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law

Jul 16th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,781 Views 64 Comments

The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.

# wages - Monday 1 July, 2013

Big businesses are 'the main culprits' in late payments
# PAY DELAY
# PAY DELAY

Big businesses are 'the main culprits' in late payments

Jul 1st 2013, 11:20 AM 3,848 Views 6 Comments

ISME praised the adoption of a voluntary code on prompt payments by SMEs – but says big business must be forced to agree to the code in order to improve the cash-flow of smaller operations.

# wages - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

The average Irish worker earns €36,079, €174 more than in 2011
# Mo Money
# Mo Money

The average Irish worker earns €36,079, €174 more than in 2011

Jun 19th 2013, 1:05 PM 9,280 Views 107 Comments

In the three years to 2012, total annual earnings have fallen by €4 billion or -6.7 per cent.

# wages - Monday 17 June, 2013

Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March
# Pay
# Pay

Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March

Jun 17th 2013, 2:15 PM 5,325 Views 12 Comments

Overall pay rose by 0.4pc, according to Eurostat – but if you don’t work in a professional industry, it probably fell.

# wages - Sunday 16 June, 2013

‘Put her back in her box’: ISME slams Burton’s call to raise minimum wage
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

‘Put her back in her box’: ISME slams Burton’s call to raise minimum wage

Jun 16th 2013, 4:30 PM 9,516 Views 86 Comments

The small and medium-sized firms’ body says increasing the minimum wage forces employers to pay more than the going rate.