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# Croke Park Agreement

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# agreement
TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours
The TUI will effectively be signing up to the terms of The Landsdowne Road Agreement.
# Public Pay
Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road
The union represents workers in the Civil Service, An Post, FÁS and other organisations.
# Romance
Your Marriage Proposal in Croke Park Pic of the Day
There was more than one reason for some Dubs fans to be happy yesterday.
# INTO
Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay
The INTO also agreed to accept an invitation to go back to the talks table with the Labour Relations Commission.
Voices
Column: To restore our financial credibility, tough decisions must be taken on Croke Park 2
You can’t spend money you don’t have, writes Seán Murphy, who says Jack O’Connor’s proposal to use the €1 billion promissory note savings and taxing the wealthy is not a viable solution.
# Fianna Fáil
Martin says government is 'obsessed with public relations over substance'
Speaking at his party’s 1916 commemoration, the Fianna Fáil leader said that the failure of the Croke Park Agreement was a “crisis of the government’s own making”.
# Croke Park II
Labour ponders 'tweaked' pay deal as ICTU prepares to kill off Croke Park 2
ICTU will meet today to formally reject the proposals, as a Labour backbencher says a ‘tweaked’ deal could be the way forward.
# Croke Park II
Howlin responds to Croke Park II rejection, says 'the arithmetic hasn't changed'
The Minister for Public Expenditure insisted that Croke Park II had been a “fair deal” and that the Troika would now be asking him “if Ireland is still on track”.
# croke park 2
Unions against Croke Park deal will 'not be bound' by ICTU vote
Minister Brendan Howlin ha said that it is “dishonest” to say that there are no consequences arising from a ‘no’ vote.
# croke park 2
Report finds Croke Park deal could push women out of workforce
The equality audit found that changes to working hours and work sharing arrangements would disproportionately affect female public sector workers.
# INTO
Ruairí Quinn faces red cards and heckles during INTO address
The Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, was addressing the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation at their annual conference in Cork.
# croke park 2
Union tells government to 'stay the hell away' from voting process
Regional Secratary of UNITE hit out at the government, accusing it of “subverting the democratic process”.
# Croke Park II
Croke Park II will cut nurses wages by 11.1pc, not 1.7pc - INMO
Phil O’Shea from the IMNO said that government figures of a 1.7 per cent drop were incorrect.
# croke park 2
SIPTU encourages members to accept Croke Park agreement
The union said that the proposals on the table were “the best that could be obtained through negotiation”.
# Garda cuts
Gardaí to show leniency at checkpoints under new work-to-rule measures
The new measures will also see gardaí refusing to volunteer for overtime on St Patrick’s Day.
# croke park 2
Varadkar: No special pay deals for unions who walked out of talks
The transport minister says unions who left the Croke Park 2 talks left members “high and dry” and cannot get concessions.
# Garda cuts
Gardaí to roll out 'second menu of options' after GRA meeting next week
The new set of options could see gardaí refuse to work overtime without a written request from the officer in charge.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think the proposed Croke Park agreement is a good deal?
With unions set to ballot on the proposed agreement, what do you think of the proposal?
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Man arrested after assault on Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic
The incident took place last night in Blachardstown, Dublin 15.
# croke park talks
SIPTU: More than 'hot air and windy rhetoric' required for Croke Park agreement
In a strongly-worded statement, the trade union said that they were prepared to go to war with government.
Voices
Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity
Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.
# Croke Park Agreement
GRA hold protest outside Croke Park talks
Gardaí are due to start enforcing a number of measures tomorrow in protest at the cuts which will see them refuse to use personal equipment and strictly follow safety procedures.
# Croke Park Agreement
Government seeks pay cut for public servants earning over €60,000
The INMO has said this is just one of the many proposals that was put on the table and the union is waiting to hear the full package.
# Garda cuts
Garda Commissioner to meet with GRA over cuts
The committee will meet with Callinan at Garda Headquarters in Dublin this morning at 11am.
# Croke Park Agreement
Brian Hayes: Legislation on public pay 'inevitable if there is no agreement'
The Junior Finance Minister said that while this was the case, government would rather not impose “some unilateral settlement”.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Sunday premium pay for frontline staff be reduced?
The coalition has proposed reducing Sunday double-time down to time-and-a-half. Is that fair?
# Croke Park
Nurses will "never agree" to Sunday premium cuts
The INMO said it will not be moving the proposals as it returns to talks on the Croke Park Agreement today.
# Croke Park II
Explainer: What’s on the table in the Croke Park talks?
The government is seeking additional savings from the public sector, setting it on a collision course with unions. Here’s what it’s all about…
# Croke Park
Croke Park talks on public sector pay and reform to continue
Meanwhile, an alliance of gardaí, nurses, paramedics, firefighters and prison officers will hold a rally in Dublin this evening.
# Garda cuts
Garda Commissioner sets date for meeting with garda body
Earlier this week the GRA called for a meeting with Callinan, saying it is convinced he is unaware of the impact of proposed pay cuts.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?
Most unions are returning to talks today but will the government be able to reach a deal to save €170 million through pay cuts?
# Gardaí
Gardaí 'will not accept pay cuts' as sergeants question Shatter figures
The associations representing both Garda sergeants and ordinary members have lashed out at the government today.
# Gardaí
'It's not on' - Garda Commissioner critical of work-to-rule, 'blue flu' threats
Growing tensions between gardaí and the government, which is seeking €60 million in new savings, could lead to protests that would hamper the ability of the force to operate to its full capacity.
# Croke Park
Shatter disappointed with Garda sergeants’ withdrawal from pay talks
The Minister for Justice says only those who take part in talks on extending Croke Park can influence them.