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#Croke Park II

# croke-park-ii - Friday 12 April, 2013

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin

Apr 12th 2013, 1:52 PM 7,487 Views 64 Comments

The union, which represents engineering and electrical workers, is the third to vote against the deal.

# croke-park-ii - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Unions against Croke Park deal will 'not be bound' by ICTU vote
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Unions against Croke Park deal will 'not be bound' by ICTU vote

Apr 11th 2013, 5:42 PM 7,002 Views 77 Comments

Minister Brendan Howlin ha said that it is “dishonest” to say that there are no consequences arising from a ‘no’ vote.

# croke-park-ii - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Report finds Croke Park deal could push women out of workforce
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# Croke Park 2

Report finds Croke Park deal could push women out of workforce

Apr 9th 2013, 5:35 PM 8,908 Views 134 Comments

The equality audit found that changes to working hours and work sharing arrangements would disproportionately affect female public sector workers.

# croke-park-ii - Monday 8 April, 2013

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March

Apr 8th 2013, 1:03 PM 3,167 Views 9 Comments

The marginal increase comes amid concerns about the looming property tax and cuts to pay outlined in the Croke Park II deal.

# croke-park-ii - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Doctors unite against 'deplorable conditions'
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Doctors unite against 'deplorable conditions'

Apr 6th 2013, 5:37 PM 9,028 Views 28 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors say they have had enough of excessive hours and inappropriate tasks.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 11,515 Views 34 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# croke-park-ii - Thursday 4 April, 2013

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II
# IMO
# IMO

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II

Apr 4th 2013, 4:23 PM 6,643 Views 59 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said their members would not be bound by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions by accepting the Croke Park II proposals

Poll: Would you support a teachers' strike if Croke Park 2 comes in without consent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a teachers' strike if Croke Park 2 comes in without consent?

Apr 4th 2013, 10:15 AM 17,943 Views 248 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland is balloting over a strike if its members, who have rejected the deal, are bound by it anyway.

# croke-park-ii - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'

Mar 26th 2013, 7:22 PM 9,366 Views 100 Comments

Speaking at the AGSI’s annual conference, Martin Callinan said that gardaí are “not immune” from the cuts to public expenditure.

Teachers' union rejects Croke Park extension deal
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Teachers' union rejects Croke Park extension deal

Mar 26th 2013, 7:07 PM 10,123 Views 112 Comments

More than 80 per cent of members of the TUI voted against Croke Park II in the first completed ballot on proposals.

# croke-park-ii - Monday 25 March, 2013

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force

Mar 25th 2013, 9:48 PM 16,916 Views 117 Comments

Alan Shatter delivered a speech to the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors in Sligo tonight with delegates giving him a frosty reception.

Equality expert to examine if Croke Park proposals are "anti-women"
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Equality expert to examine if Croke Park proposals are "anti-women"

Mar 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,643 Views 60 Comments

Unions opposed to the Croke Park II deal have called in the equality expert to see if women will be dispoportionately affected by changes to shift work.

# croke-park-ii - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Unions to hold Croke Park II public meeting in Dublin
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Unions to hold Croke Park II public meeting in Dublin

Mar 21st 2013, 5:18 PM 6,289 Views 75 Comments

The unions say they believe the proposals to extend the agreement will “unfairly penalise workers” if passed.

# croke-park-ii - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Civil servants' trade union urges members to 'vote no' to Croke Park II
# Vote No
# Vote No

Civil servants' trade union urges members to 'vote no' to Croke Park II

Mar 20th 2013, 12:38 PM 6,178 Views 74 Comments

The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants have said the proposals were “unfair” and “disproportionate” on its 2,700 members.

GRA protest at the Dáil over cuts to pay
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

GRA protest at the Dáil over cuts to pay

Mar 20th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,067 Views 84 Comments

The Garda Representative Association says the deal now being voted on by the trade union movement is “blatantly unfair” .

# croke-park-ii - Friday 15 March, 2013

Croke Park II will cut nurses wages by 11.1pc, not 1.7pc - INMO
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Croke Park II will cut nurses wages by 11.1pc, not 1.7pc - INMO

Mar 15th 2013, 8:29 AM 10,112 Views 117 Comments

Phil O’Shea from the IMNO said that government figures of a 1.7 per cent drop were incorrect.

# croke-park-ii - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today

Mar 14th 2013, 8:29 AM 5,494 Views 54 Comments

SIPTU is to vote on whether it will urge its members to accept or reject the latest Croke Park agreement.

# croke-park-ii - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement

Mar 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 51 Views 93 Comments

Croke Park 2 is a serious reversal of rights won by trade unions over decades. If rejected, it will be the union leaders that will come under question, writes Kieran Allen.

# croke-park-ii - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Column: In comparison to public sector workers in the US, Irish frontline workers are poorly paid
# Civil Servants
# Civil Servants

Column: In comparison to public sector workers in the US, Irish frontline workers are poorly paid

Mar 10th 2013, 8:15 AM 135 Views 99 Comments

New recruits to frontline services in Boston can be paid three times more than what the Irish government has sought to establish as the new starting salary for public service workers. Larry Donnelly discusses the reasons for the disparity in salaries.

# croke-park-ii - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Secondary teachers' union to recommend No vote on pay proposals
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Secondary teachers' union to recommend No vote on pay proposals

Mar 7th 2013, 7:11 PM 7,454 Views 82 Comments

The ASTI says public sector workers have already contributed enough, and savings should be made through the tax system.

Four unions launch joint No campaign to Croke Park 2
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Four unions launch joint No campaign to Croke Park 2

Mar 7th 2013, 5:52 PM 8,570 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO), the Civil Public and Services Union (CPSU) and Unite are joinign in a campaign against the new proposals.

# croke-park-ii - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Doctors' union advises members to reject Croke Park 2 deal
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Doctors' union advises members to reject Croke Park 2 deal

Mar 6th 2013, 6:54 PM 6,371 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation’s council unanimously recommends a No vote when members are balloted next month.

Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says Croke Park proposals do not target frontline workers

Mar 6th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,607 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach tells the Dáil it’s not just Gardaí who are being asked to make a contribution to economic recovery.

# croke-park-ii - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

UNITE union recommends that members reject 'Croke Park 2' deal
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

UNITE union recommends that members reject 'Croke Park 2' deal

Mar 5th 2013, 2:35 PM 5,863 Views 30 Comments

The union, which withdrew from the talks the night before the LRC proposals were released, advocates a No vote.

# croke-park-ii - Monday 4 March, 2013

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach’s salary undermines his agenda
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach’s salary undermines his agenda

Mar 4th 2013, 7:05 AM 6,963 Views 106 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin president also revealed which government policies his party actually supports and explained why Croke Park II is a bad deal.

# croke-park-ii - Sunday 3 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added completely pointless things
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added completely pointless things

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:50 PM 7,857 Views 2 Comments

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

'I have given as much as I can' - garda speaks out against pay cuts
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

'I have given as much as I can' - garda speaks out against pay cuts

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:40 PM 28,598 Views 116 Comments

The garda source said many colleagues have difficulties with the potential impact of industrial action but they feel they are backed into a corner.

Varadkar: No special pay deals for unions who walked out of talks
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Varadkar: No special pay deals for unions who walked out of talks

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:05 PM 10,018 Views 73 Comments

The transport minister says unions who left the Croke Park 2 talks left members “high and dry” and cannot get concessions.

# croke-park-ii - Saturday 2 March, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,554 Views 3 Comments

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Gardaí to roll out 'second menu of options' after GRA meeting next week
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Gardaí to roll out 'second menu of options' after GRA meeting next week

Mar 2nd 2013, 2:15 PM 11,383 Views 83 Comments

The new set of options could see gardaí refuse to work overtime without a written request from the officer in charge.

Primary teachers' union won't recommend how to vote on Croke Park
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Primary teachers' union won't recommend how to vote on Croke Park

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:46 AM 6,455 Views 67 Comments

The executive of INTO, which has 32,000 members in the Republic, will ballot its members without a formal recommendation.

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,827 Views 46 Comments

The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?

Column: Croke Park II underlines the need for a unilateral approach to public sector reform
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park II underlines the need for a unilateral approach to public sector reform

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:45 AM 11 Views 73 Comments

The success of Defence Forces reform could serve as a blueprint for correcting excesses in the wider public sector system, writes Aaron McKenna.

# croke-park-ii - Friday 1 March, 2013

Garda body lashes out at SIPTU comments on pay deal
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Garda body lashes out at SIPTU comments on pay deal

Mar 1st 2013, 6:02 PM 12,891 Views 111 Comments

The Garda Representative Association rubbishes Patricia King’s claims that Gardaí could have secured a ‘side deal’.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 1st 2013, 4:50 PM 6,010 Views 3 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Public workers have 18 months to retire on 'peak' pay
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Public workers have 18 months to retire on 'peak' pay

Mar 1st 2013, 3:01 PM 18,546 Views 95 Comments

Staff who retire before August 2014 will receive pensions based on the salary they had before the ‘Croke Park 2′ pay cuts.

# croke-park-ii - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Frontline Alliance announces nationwide campaign against Croke Park II proposals
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Frontline Alliance announces nationwide campaign against Croke Park II proposals

Feb 28th 2013, 8:39 PM 10,198 Views 154 Comments

Its campaign is in opposition to the Croke Park Agreement extension proposals.

IMPACT recommends workers vote to accept Croke Park 2 deal
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

IMPACT recommends workers vote to accept Croke Park 2 deal

Feb 28th 2013, 5:16 PM 8,255 Views 79 Comments

The country’s largest public service union says the deal is the best one that could be achieved through negotiations.

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II
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# Croke Park II

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

Feb 28th 2013, 7:50 AM 6,272 Views 64 Comments

There is growing opposition to the proposed deal on cuts and reforms to public sector pay and conditions but the support of Impact and Siptu will be crucial for the government.

# croke-park-ii - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

TUI recommends rejection of Croke Park II proposals
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

TUI recommends rejection of Croke Park II proposals

Feb 27th 2013, 10:20 PM 9,190 Views 99 Comments

The union is to put the proposals to a ballot by its members.