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# annual-leave - Last year 2021

Gardaí cut collective leave allowance as 'contingency' for possible Christmas Covid-19 measures
# Pandemic Policing
# Pandemic Policing

Gardaí cut collective leave allowance as 'contingency' for possible Christmas Covid-19 measures

Nov 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 47,633 Views 23 Comments

The garda Covid-19 Co-ordination Unit told gardaí the measure will take effect on 22 November.

# annual-leave - All time

'They're effectively stealing annual holidays': Dublin Bus drivers ordered to take annual leave during Covid-19 crisis
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

'They're effectively stealing annual holidays': Dublin Bus drivers ordered to take annual leave during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 1st 2020, 3:58 PM 94,976 Views 115 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett said he believes the policy being implemented is “hugely unfair”.

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 8:25 AM 68,489 Views 96 Comments

Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.

Ryanair tells pilots they will likely have to take all their annual leave in first three months of next year
# Rostering Issues
# Rostering Issues

Ryanair tells pilots they will likely have to take all their annual leave in first three months of next year

Oct 25th 2017, 12:22 PM 17,010 Views 44 Comments

The memo to staff comes following a tumultuous month at the airline.

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Oct 11th 2017, 9:12 PM 31,879 Views 138 Comments

Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime
# Cost Cutting
# Cost Cutting

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

Jan 14th 2017, 2:20 PM 12,481 Views 57 Comments

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick
# Annual Leave
# Annual Leave

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick

Aug 1st 2015, 7:15 AM 24,535 Views 36 Comments

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

Do you take all your annual leave? Over half of Irish people don't
# Outta Here
# Outta Here

Do you take all your annual leave? Over half of Irish people don't

Dec 30th 2014, 9:07 PM 21,066 Views 41 Comments

Yet 8 out of 10 of us think everyone should take their full holiday allowance.

Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like
# Like A Virgin
# Like A Virgin

Richard Branson is giving his staff as much time off as they like

Sep 25th 2014, 7:10 AM 22,940 Views 35 Comments

Here’s why.

15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance
# Work Hard Play Hard
# Work Hard Play Hard

15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance

Sep 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 10,450 Views 55 Comments

A survey finds that Irish workers feeling the strain of holding down a job as well as work pressures is contributing to them not taking their holidays.

The Irish work more hours - and get fewer holidays, survey says
# Out Of Office
# Out Of Office

The Irish work more hours - and get fewer holidays, survey says

Nov 16th 2012, 6:45 AM 10,972 Views 34 Comments

A global poll by Expedia has revealed that the average Irish person gets 21 days off a year – less than the European average.

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Jun 6th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,871 Views 14 Comments

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

Do you take all your holiday leave?
# Work-life Balance
# Work-life Balance

Do you take all your holiday leave?

Jan 1st 2012, 1:30 PM 5,477 Views 18 Comments

Survey claims that over half of respondents didn’t take all their annual leave days because they were too busy or under too much pressure at work.

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study
# Quality Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# Quality Of Life

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study

Sep 29th 2011, 2:41 PM 34,455 Views 64 Comments

A survey of ten countries, most of them in Western Europe, puts Ireland third-from-last – largely because of the weather.

HSE promises review of consultants' 'paid year off' before retirement
# Historic Rest Days
# Historic Rest Days

HSE promises review of consultants' 'paid year off' before retirement

Sep 8th 2011, 8:06 AM 647 Views 10 Comments

Around 450 consultants are entitled to a full year of annual leave, fully paid, in the year before their retirement.

Overtime may be axed in €1.7m Dublin Fire Brigade budget shortfall
# Fire Brigade
# Fire Brigade

Overtime may be axed in €1.7m Dublin Fire Brigade budget shortfall

Aug 15th 2011, 3:58 PM 2,261 Views 18 Comments

Concerns raised over capacity of capital’s fire brigade to cope with proposed cuts to training, overtime and annual leave.

Op-ed: The civil service should be run as if it were a company
# Read Me
# Read Me

Op-ed: The civil service should be run as if it were a company

Mar 22nd 2011, 3:25 PM 59 Views 0 Comments

Simon Cunnane, a reader of TheJournal.ie, has been following the commentary on civil servants’ ‘privilege days’ – and believes those running it could learn a little from the management style of Henry Ford.

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 1,343 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.

Civil servants hold onto their two 'privilege days'
# Perks
# Perks

Civil servants hold onto their two 'privilege days'

Mar 21st 2011, 8:32 PM 5,979 Views 0 Comments

The days – taken at Easter and Christmas – date back to pre-Independence days.