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

Feb 23rd 2021, 1:27 PM 52,641 Views 67 Comments

The package was ratified at a meeting this morning.

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

Nov 24th 2020, 8:30 PM 32,282 Views 103 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:49 PM 38,771 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Mar 19th 2020, 11:13 AM 68,040 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,401 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Feb 14th 2019, 2:02 PM 18,301 Views 107 Comments

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

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

Jul 13th 2017, 3:59 PM 12,528 Views 22 Comments

The INTO said that the pay deal did not address the issue of pay inequality for newcomers to the profession.

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

Jun 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 48,791 Views 262 Comments

A draft deal to succeed the Lansdowne Road agreement was reached late last night.

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

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration
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Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Apr 20th 2017, 7:47 AM 16,491 Views 112 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”.

Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers
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Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers

Mar 15th 2017, 10:56 PM 42,358 Views 68 Comments

Earnings were generally higher in the public sector, but the gap has narrowed markedly.

Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal
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Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal

Nov 29th 2016, 5:06 PM 7,784 Views 11 Comments

Siptu has deferred its planned industrial action ballot as a result.

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

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

Nov 14th 2016, 8:05 PM 11,942 Views 81 Comments

The ongoing dispute centres on the restoration of an agreed €3000 “living-out” allowance.

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

Sep 30th 2016, 12:46 PM 11,500 Views 105 Comments

Minister Donohoe reiterated that any public sector pay claims must be settled through the Lansdowne Agreement.

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

Apr 30th 2016, 8:15 AM 627 Views 147 Comments

In planning the project, political expediency and complacency took precedence over the actual needs of children, writes Aaron McKenna.

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

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 524 Views 117 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.

Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you
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Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:50 PM 19,862 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.

Even more public servants are rejecting a pay deal
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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.

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
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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 workers shouldn't get disproportionate pay increases over everyone else
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Public sector workers shouldn't get disproportionate pay increases over everyone else

Jun 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 599 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.

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

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

May 29th 2015, 6:12 PM 35,590 Views 140 Comments

The government has struck a deal with public sector unions this evening.

Today's top stories in 7 seconds
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Today's top stories in 7 seconds

May 7th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,880 Views 2 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

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

Mar 7th 2015, 7:00 PM 29,285 Views 20 Comments

Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?

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

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

Nov 5th 2014, 8:20 AM 985 Views 73 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.

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

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

Sep 10th 2014, 6:16 PM 13,835 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 average wages are €300 per week higher than private sector
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Public sector average wages are €300 per week higher than private sector

Aug 25th 2014, 10:51 PM 45,738 Views 287 Comments

The average public sector wage is just short of €920 per week – but experts say that could be skewed.

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 184 Views 72 Comments

The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 16,452 Views 79 Comments

Robert Watt has admitted it is easier to sack workers in the private sector than it is in the public sector.

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

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 94 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.

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

Mar 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,441 Views 28 Comments

John Kidd said he’ll be sticking up for middle income workers if he’s elected.

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

Mar 21st 2014, 8:30 AM 12,910 Views 110 Comments

Delegates at the party’s 75th annual Ard Fheis will vote on everything from disability quotas in politics to legalising marijuana.

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

Jan 14th 2014, 11:21 AM 5,330 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”.

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

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

Sep 24th 2013, 9:01 AM 5,262 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
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'It's not changeable': Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road

Sep 24th 2013, 8:59 AM 2,989 Views 15 Comments

The two Labour ministers’ comments come in the wake of ASTI members rejecting the public sector pay deal.

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers
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ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:52 AM 3,890 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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