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Secondary teachers' unions reject new 'Haddington Road' pay deal
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Secondary teachers' unions reject new 'Haddington Road' pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 8:43 PM 13,872 Views 141 Comments

The ASTI and TUI say the ‘Haddington Road’ proposals aren’t sufficiently different from Croke Park 2 to change their minds.

SIPTU says workers should accept revised new public pay deal
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

SIPTU says workers should accept revised new public pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 6:03 PM 7,777 Views 67 Comments

The country’s biggest trade union says the Haddington Road deal maintains protection against redundancy or a major redeployment.

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal
# Out With The Old...
# Out With The Old...

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal

May 23rd 2013, 2:29 PM 33,450 Views 59 Comments

‘Croke Park’ is dead, long live ‘Haddington Road’.

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal
# Croke Park 2a
# Croke Park 2a

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal

May 22nd 2013, 8:27 PM 10,861 Views 40 Comments

The primary teachers’ union says the new proposals are an improvement on the rejected Croke Park 2 deal.

Gardaí turn back on the goodwill tap
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Gardaí turn back on the goodwill tap

May 22nd 2013, 10:29 AM 13,686 Views 45 Comments

Meanwhile, retired members of the force are worried about the impact Croke Park II will have on them.

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans

May 21st 2013, 9:28 PM 17,561 Views 61 Comments

The IMO and INTO have both published details of the sector-specific deals tabled at the Labour Relations Commission.

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'
# Public Sector Deal
# Public Sector Deal

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'

May 21st 2013, 3:06 PM 10,671 Views 122 Comments

The minister said he was glad the structure was there for a new deal but was “not taking anything for granted in relation to the ballot”.

Pay talks continue as coalition concedes €300m target might be missed
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Pay talks continue as coalition concedes €300m target might be missed

May 20th 2013, 9:56 AM 4,768 Views 20 Comments

The Junior Finance Minister Brian Hayes said that the original target of €300 million savings for the year might not be achieved.

Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay
# INTO
# INTO

Primary teachers votes for strike action if government cuts their pay

May 17th 2013, 5:08 PM 10,475 Views 101 Comments

The INTO also agreed to accept an invitation to go back to the talks table with the Labour Relations Commission.

Croke Park deal should INCREASE spending, not cut it, says union
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Croke Park deal should INCREASE spending, not cut it, says union

May 13th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,774 Views 27 Comments

UNITE says trying to cut the public pay bill will shrink the economy – so the proposed savings should be invested instead.

Howlin: It's in personal interests of public workers to accept pay cuts
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Howlin: It's in personal interests of public workers to accept pay cuts

May 13th 2013, 6:30 AM 10,824 Views 110 Comments

As he prepares for Kieran Mulvey to sound the death knell on pay talks, Brendan Howlin says national solvency is good for everyone.

SIPTU boss says temporary tax hikes to high earners could avoid public cuts
# Croke Park 2a
# Croke Park 2a

SIPTU boss says temporary tax hikes to high earners could avoid public cuts

May 12th 2013, 2:05 PM 8,832 Views 108 Comments

Jack O’Connor says he is becoming optimistic that there could yet be progress on a replacement to the Croke Park 2 deal.

Sector-specific talks on table as Howlin prepares for defeat on pay deal
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Sector-specific talks on table as Howlin prepares for defeat on pay deal

May 10th 2013, 6:55 AM 10,182 Views 81 Comments

The public expenditure minister tells TheJournal.ie that some unions would need a dramatic U-turn – and that the next option is negotiating with unions on an individual basis.

Five days to go: New deadline to reach deal on public sector pay cuts
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Five days to go: New deadline to reach deal on public sector pay cuts

May 8th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,595 Views 46 Comments

The government is seeking to cut public sector pay by €300 million this year and hopes for a negotiated settlement with trade unions by next week.

Micheál Martin gives Taoiseach an E- grade on jobs
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin gives Taoiseach an E- grade on jobs

Apr 26th 2013, 8:45 PM 8,441 Views 73 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking as the party’s Ard Fheis got under way at the RDS in Dublin this evening.

Lower-paid civil servants to discuss Croke Park fallout
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Lower-paid civil servants to discuss Croke Park fallout

Apr 26th 2013, 7:54 AM 5,434 Views 38 Comments

The Civil Public and Services Union’s annual conference will discuss how to act now that Croke Park 2 has been rejected.

The Evening Fix… now with added Jedward wanting your number
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Jedward wanting your number

Apr 24th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,003 Views 10 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

The Evening Fix… now with added bands that don't exist
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added bands that don't exist

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:50 PM 6,893 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals'
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals'

Apr 23rd 2013, 4:27 PM 7,888 Views 50 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny admitted that some farmers were experiencing difficulties with fodder shortages because of the recent bad weather but ruled out setting up a special task force on the issue.

Government to seek negotiations with unions over cutting €300m from pay
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Government to seek negotiations with unions over cutting €300m from pay

Apr 23rd 2013, 1:31 PM 8,137 Views 181 Comments

The Cabinet decided this morning to ask the head of the Labour Relations Commission to seek out unions and determine whether or not there is a basis for further negotiations.

Goodbody: Ireland should have second bailout ready to help exit from first
# Bailout II
# Bailout II

Goodbody: Ireland should have second bailout ready to help exit from first

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:27 AM 7,192 Views 51 Comments

The stockbroking firm says a precautionary aid programme will encourage investors to lend to us without EU-IMF support.

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission
# Troika
# Troika

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:11 AM 4,684 Views 60 Comments

Officials from the EU, IMF and ECB arrive in Dublin today to conduct their tenth review of Ireland’s bailout programme.

'Nothing on the table' to provoke teachers' strike, says Minister
# Ruairí Quinn
# Ruairí Quinn

'Nothing on the table' to provoke teachers' strike, says Minister

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:30 AM 7,003 Views 62 Comments

Ruairí Quinn said it is “far too early” to say if legislation will be brought to legislate for pay cuts following the rejection of Croke Park II.

The Evening Fix… now with added Ricky the toy poodle
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Ricky the toy poodle

Apr 21st 2013, 7:50 PM 7,377 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Martin says government is 'obsessed with public relations over substance'
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Martin says government is 'obsessed with public relations over substance'

Apr 21st 2013, 1:40 PM 7,679 Views 53 Comments

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”.

Emergency services association warns of industrial action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Emergency services association warns of industrial action

Apr 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,620 Views 57 Comments

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association has warned that it will ballot for industrial action if government attempts to introduce legislation following the rejection of Croke Park II.

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes
# Teachers
# Teachers

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes

Apr 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 8,500 Views 130 Comments

The executives of the ASTI, the TUI and the INTO have decided to begin balloting members next month.

Nurses warn of industrial action if government legislates for pay cuts
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Nurses warn of industrial action if government legislates for pay cuts

Apr 18th 2013, 4:44 PM 7,846 Views 73 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has called on other public sector unions to threaten a ballot on industrial action if the government legislates to cut pay.

Gilmore won't say whether Government will legislate for public pay cuts
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore won't say whether Government will legislate for public pay cuts

Apr 18th 2013, 12:32 PM 6,842 Views 82 Comments

The Tánaiste calls for ‘calm, reasoned reflection’ after the Croke Park 2 pay proposals were struck down by public workers.

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks

Apr 17th 2013, 6:46 PM 12,063 Views 63 Comments

The Justice Minister also said that recruitment would now have to be delayed because there must be funds to pay for them.

Government 'absolutely united' behind Howlin in bid to save €300m: Kenny
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Government 'absolutely united' behind Howlin in bid to save €300m: Kenny

Apr 17th 2013, 11:36 AM 9,017 Views 139 Comments

Enda Kenny says the outcome of the Croke Park 2 vote doesn’t change the Government’s need to cut public payroll costs.

Labour ponders 'tweaked' pay deal as ICTU prepares to kill off Croke Park 2
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Labour ponders 'tweaked' pay deal as ICTU prepares to kill off Croke Park 2

Apr 17th 2013, 9:23 AM 8,791 Views 109 Comments

ICTU will meet today to formally reject the proposals, as a Labour backbencher says a ‘tweaked’ deal could be the way forward.

Howlin responds to Croke Park II rejection, says 'the arithmetic hasn't changed'
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Howlin responds to Croke Park II rejection, says 'the arithmetic hasn't changed'

Apr 16th 2013, 7:02 PM 18,590 Views 248 Comments

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”.

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