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# Civil Service

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Top civil servant says he had 'no involvement' in detailed arrangements of Dr Holohan's move
Holohan announced earlier this month that he would not be taking up a Trinity College role due to the controversy over his secondment.
John Callinan has been appointed as Ireland's top civil servant
Callinan will replace Martin Fraser as Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach.
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Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'
Over a third of workers believe that using flexible work options negatively impacts their chances of promotion, according to a new study.
Revenue commissioners bracing for rise in tax claims and disputes over working-from-home expenses
Internal email show concerns over communications of expense entitlements among the public.
Taoiseach favours setting targets to make the health service, schools and the civil service more diverse
The Taoiseach says the civil service is currently ‘very white’.
Public service workers to be transferred to help with contact tracing and social welfare applications
It comes after a flood of workers signalled their desire to help tackle the public health crisis.
On the cards again? Donohoe to consider decentralisation for civil servants
Decentralisation was previously brought in by former Minister for Finance Charlie McCreevy in 2003.
Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.
Civil servant fighting compulsory retirement at 65 takes case to the High Court
Legislation set to extend the compulsory retirement age will arrive too late for George McLoughlin.
Public servant who was late for work 374 times in six years goes to WRC because he can't get a raise
He rejected an offer to have some increments restored.
Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?
Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.
'A lot of money to the ordinary Joe soap': Millions overpaid and hundreds of data breaches at civil service HR system
The National Shared Services Office was set up to “modernise” the civil service.
Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'
Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.
Paschal Donohoe is gearing up for a 'very demanding' public sector pay showdown
The Public Service Pay Commission will soon deliver its report.
Government wants 1% of civil service to be made up of immigrants in new integration strategy
Other measures include English language training programmes and community grants.
New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women
When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.
Here’s how much it will cost if the state becomes a living wage employer
The suggested wage at €11.50 per hour, based on the Civil Service 37 hour standard net working week, equates to an annual salary of €22,203.
Watch out civil servants - Renua are gunning for you
The party launched the first of two policy documents (relating to public service rewards and a ‘right to know’ public data law) this afternoon.
Fancy a job as a public servant? The government is trying to fill 200 vacancies
A graduate recruitment campaign to fill the posts was launched yesterday.
Women make up just 20% of those in the top civil service jobs
The civil service is trying to be gender balanced – but it’s got a long way to go.
Irish people say what they really think about civil servants
There seems to be a disparity between people’s experiences and what they feel.
Government spin 'now seeping into the civil service'
Reports today reveal Department officials said housing figures had been spun.
Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014
How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…
Opinion: The Irish civil service is a genuine success story – other countries should follow our model
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.
New plan will make it easier to sack civil servants who are doing a bad job
While staff in the civil service who do well will be recognised – but not with bonuses.
Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started
The job will be filled over the next two years.
Michael Noonan: No, the Budget wasn't 'a series of smart-alecky tricks'
The Finance Minister denied that the Government should have been more cautious in Budget 2015.
Fancy a civil service job? Recruitment will start again next year
A moratorium on hiring will be lifted.
Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts
Impact said that the move is welcome, and agreed that it should be a gradual process.
Ivor Callely, heavy metal and Joan Burton: The week in numbers
Plus: How many Benzodiapine tablets were seized by the Revenue Customs Service this week.
There is a massive gender divide in the civil service
The higher up the grade scale you go, the more men dominate.
Top civil servant: Public sector workers who don't perform should 'of course' be sacked
Senior civil servant Robert Watt called for a debate on making it easier to sack public sector workers at the MacGill Summer School yesterday.
The ten commandments for a better civil service
If they were good enough for Moses…
Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today
Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.
Poll: Should pay cuts in the civil service be reversed?
Unions are calling for pay rises ahead of tax cuts for the general public.
Dozens of retired civil servants receive pensions worth €100k
Minister Brendan Howlin has revealed that 35 receive pensions worth €100,000, with five of those being €118,000.
There are 359 departmental staff currently on career breaks
And 63 have been on breaks for over five years.
Poll: Should civil servants get bonus points for speaking Irish?
The Government says the bonus points system hasn’t worked, but Irish groups says it is yet another blow to the language. What do you think?
Want to work in the civil service? New jobs being advertised from today
The civil service is looking to fill positions in the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform in the coming months.
New law being considered to replace Kieran Coughlan as clerk of the Dáil
Kieran Coughlan retired as clerk of the Dáil earlier this month with a decision on his permanent successor likely to be delayed until the Dáil returns in the autumn.