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# Cutbacks
Pay cuts on the cards as RTÉ announces cost-saving plans
Details of a voluntary redundancy scheme will be announced in the coming weeks.
# Cuts
England rugby players to be paid reduced match fee from Autumn due to Covid impact
The poor financial outlook at Twickenham has resulted in the revised amount of £17,250.
# reality
Carlos Spencer cut by Canes due to 'financial uncertainty created by Covid-19'
The ex-All Blacks out-half has been released by the Super Rugby franchise.
# Pay
Irish rugby players yet to receive a proposal regarding possible salary cuts
It’s understood that Rugby Players Ireland is contacting its members this evening.
# salary cuts
Premiership players say clubs have treated them with 'absolute disregard'
The clubs have agreed to reduce the salary cap by £1.4 million from next season onwards.
# Cuts
Rugby Australia set to slash wage bill by 83 per cent
Top stars Michael Hooper and Kurtley Beale set for biggest hit but both players are free to move abroad on a sabbatical from 2021.
# Cuts
Roma players and coaches agree to go without pay for the next four months
The Serie A club has confirmed the agreement.
# on hold
Scottish Rugby makes pay cuts amidst 'uncertainty' over November Tests
Argentina, New Zealand and Japan are due to visit Murrayfield later this year.
# Tough Times
Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce
Meanwhile, Scottish Rugby has accounted pay deferrals for some of its biggest earners.
# Measures
London Irish the latest to confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension
Declan Kidney is head coach at the Premiership side, and there are several Irish players on the books.
# Cuts
IRFU confirm pay deferrals of 10 to 50% as players go into 'stand down' period
The union hopes that players can return to collective training on 18 May.
# Garda budget
Garda Commissioner has earmarked a €23 million reduction in Dublin policing
Drew Harris is looking to reduce the overspend in the Dublin region.
# Cuts
RTÉ journalists say plan to cut top presenters' pay 'doesn't go far enough'
The NUJ members have suggested a new rule that no one in the organisation earns more than the top civil service salary.
# Cuts
RTÉ director general says more land at Donnybrook campus will be sold
The national broadcaster has revealed details of a plan which will see 200 jobs cut next year.
# Cuts
Armed Support Unit overtime cut after successful 2017
There have been a number of cuts to overtime across the force.
# zero hours contract
McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions
Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.
Opinion: 'Trump’s budget attacks science, medical research and disease prevention'
Beyond the moral atrocities, Trump’s budget is not even competent from a technical perspective, writes Julien Mercille.
# cost cutting
'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.
# secretive process
Journalists' union warns against 'false dawn' in INM pension dispute
The NUJ has also warned INM against setting “unrealistic deadlines” for the dispute to be resolved.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?
FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.
# Budget 2017
'We save the country billions but are held to ransom for having a good heart'
Over 200,000 family carers in Ireland currently deliver nearly €4 billion worth of care annually.
# daddy or chips?
Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending
Tax cuts for some, miniature Irish flags for others.
# Cuts
Anger after poor Dáil attendance during mental health debate
Last week, it emerged that €12 million of the €35 million ring-fenced for mental health in last year’s budget is to be diverted to other resources.
# morale
Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'
The association representing middle-ranking gardaí said members want their boss to stand up for them.
# Cuts
Two former captains omitted as Cork hurlers cull big names from championship panel
Shane O’Neill and Patrick Cronin are among those who won’t feature again for the Rebels in 2016.
# crunching the numbers
Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up?
How does the Irish Cancer Society spend its money, and do its explanations make sense?
# Breakdown
Here are the winners and losers of Budget 2016. Where do you fall?
Tax cuts and welfare increases were the main elements of Budget 2016.
A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this
Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.
# thousands of cuts
'No comment' from Hewlett-Packard's Irish HQ as company cuts jobs worldwide
The plan is to help the company save $2.7billion – but it’s unclear how Ireland will be affected.
# Analysis
Why Labour isn't finished just yet
Analysis: The party’s obituary has already been written but don’t rule out a reversal in its fortunes.
# Cuts
Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people
Bord Gáis Energy has announced a second set of price cuts for this year.
# Joe's World
Schmidt avoids Ireland cuts but World Cup squad crunch time comes soon
‘Instead of whittling down, we’ll be counting upwards to 31,’ says the Kiwi head coach.
# lone parents
Labour TD insists she wasn't suggesting parents bring their children to work
Joanna Tuffy’s comments were criticised by Twitter users and a Sinn Féin MEP.
# Back to Work
Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working
Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.
# it's on
HSE encourages parents to bring under-sixes to GPs for cuts and scrapes
They won’t like that…
# Hated tax
Enda reveals plan to cut USC and here's how it could affect your wages
The Taoiseach said the 7 per cent rate of USC will be cut in Budget 2016.
# Cuts
Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group
The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.
# Not so sweet
160 jobs lost as Cadbury scraps the Pink Snack bar
The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.
# payday loans
Loan company Wonga to close Dublin office, cutting 175 jobs
The company says it is restructuring how it does business.
Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax... if he's re-elected
He pledged to cut the marginal tax rate to 51%.