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# annual leave

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Gardaí cut collective leave allowance as 'contingency' for possible Christmas Covid-19 measures
The garda Covid-19 Co-ordination Unit told gardaí the measure will take effect on 22 November.
'They're effectively stealing annual holidays': Dublin Bus drivers ordered to take annual leave during Covid-19 crisis
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
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
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
Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.
'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime
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
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
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
Here’s why.
15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
Simon Cunnane, a reader of, 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
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'
The days – taken at Easter and Christmas – date back to pre-Independence days.