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# fempi - Monday 2 November, 2020

Taoiseach says he has confidence in Leo Varadkar, says no laws were broken
# Not Best Practice
# Not Best Practice

Taoiseach says he has confidence in Leo Varadkar, says no laws were broken

Updated Nov 2nd 2020, 1:44 PM 31,266 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach said it was not best practice and was inappropriate to share a document of this kind in that way with the NAGP.

# fempi - Friday 11 May, 2018

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands
# Maitiú ó Tuathail
# Maitiú ó Tuathail

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands

May 11th 2018, 6:10 AM 46,920 Views 18 Comments

Ireland’s newest doctors are fleeing the country – but the latest head of Ireland’s GP union, the NAGP, Maitiú Ó Tuathail is only 29.

# fempi - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues
# New Teachers
# New Teachers

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:52 PM 16,572 Views 116 Comments

Unions have voted in favour of industrial action if pay inequality is not addressed.

# fempi - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Government approves new public servants' pay deal - but unions aren't on board
# Fempi Measures
# Fempi Measures

Government approves new public servants' pay deal - but unions aren't on board

Nov 8th 2017, 8:10 AM 20,729 Views 41 Comments

The Minister for Finance published a bill ratifying a new public workers’ pay deal which was drafted earlier this year.

# fempi - Friday 19 May, 2017

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'
# Not Enough Money
# Not Enough Money

'In a utopian society there would be free GP care. In reality, we can't do that'

May 19th 2017, 6:30 AM 10,502 Views 78 Comments

Doctors are struggling with a jump in consultations and lack of resources.

# fempi - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration
# Restoration
# Restoration

Civil servants' union wants a €1.4 billion pay restoration

Apr 20th 2017, 7:47 AM 16,486 Views 122 Comments

Geraghty said that he didn’t want the issue to be a public sector versus private sector divide, but said that their demands were “reasonable”.

# fempi - Friday 1 July, 2016

Secondary school teachers protest outside the Dail in dispute over pay

Secondary school teachers protest outside the Dail in dispute over pay

Jul 1st 2016, 8:50 PM 11,329 Views 67 Comments

Protest outside Leinster House as teachers are “very unhappy”.

Teachers and gardaí face pay freezes as Lansdowne Road agreement comes into effect
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Teachers and gardaí face pay freezes as Lansdowne Road agreement comes into effect

Jul 1st 2016, 8:21 AM 19,518 Views 83 Comments

Teachers and gardaí, who are not due to get pay restoration, have slammed the deal.

# fempi - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped
# No Longer Needed
# No Longer Needed

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped

Oct 29th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,526 Views 33 Comments

The section that is being deleted allowed public service employers to take steps that would impact on non-core pay and working hours.

# fempi - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts

Aug 9th 2014, 8:44 PM 27,401 Views 180 Comments

Impact said that the move is welcome, and agreed that it should be a gradual process.

# fempi - Friday 1 August, 2014

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland

Aug 1st 2014, 3:26 PM 14,477 Views 76 Comments

The National Association of General Practitioners is hoping that Leo Varadkar will step in to reverse cuts which affect them.

# fempi - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

TUI chief: Woe betide the Government if it reneges on Haddington promises
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

TUI chief: Woe betide the Government if it reneges on Haddington promises

Apr 22nd 2014, 12:40 PM 6,968 Views 45 Comments

John MacGabhainn’s also calling for the TUI and the ASTI to merge, in order to deal in a more unified way with threats and challenges in the sector.

# fempi - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Joan Burton admits Labour's failures on living standards
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

Joan Burton admits Labour's failures on living standards

Nov 30th 2013, 12:54 PM 6,637 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin has pledged to repeal the law on emergency public sector pay cuts.

# fempi - Monday 7 October, 2013

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law

Oct 7th 2013, 1:08 PM 6,205 Views 19 Comments

One union leader says he’ll be seeking a meeting with the Taoiseach to talk about repealing the FEMPI measures, which affect workers who rejected Haddington Road.

# fempi - Friday 12 July, 2013

Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Another public sector union has voted in favour of Haddington Road

Jul 12th 2013, 9:17 PM 6,329 Views 24 Comments

The union represents workers in the Civil Service, An Post, FÁS and other organisations.

# fempi - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Dáil vote means top earners set to take pay cut from July
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Dáil vote means top earners set to take pay cut from July

May 29th 2013, 10:29 PM 16,538 Views 84 Comments

Public servants earning over €65,000 a year will have pay cuts from July 1 after this evening’s Dáil vote.

Dáil suspended - twice - as opposition criticises time to debate pay cuts
# Suspended
# Suspended

Dáil suspended - twice - as opposition criticises time to debate pay cuts

May 29th 2013, 6:13 PM 6,661 Views 23 Comments

Opposition TDs also demanded to know why almost three-quarters of their proposed amendments were ruled out of order.

TD slams 'blatant abuses of power' after being suspended from the Dáil
# Kicked Out
# Kicked Out

TD slams 'blatant abuses of power' after being suspended from the Dáil

May 29th 2013, 12:12 PM 17,939 Views 79 Comments

Catherine Murphy got her marching orders this morning and later questioned whether what is happening in the Dáil is constitutional.