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# fempi - This year 2022

High-earning public servants to have pay restored, as Varadkar admits timing 'isn't the best'
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

High-earning public servants to have pay restored, as Varadkar admits timing 'isn't the best'

Updated Jun 22nd 2022, 9:00 AM 46,139 Views 109 Comments

The public servants due to have their pay restored include medical consultants, members of the judiciary and some CEOs.

# fempi - All time

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 31,355 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.

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 48,219 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.

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 16,607 Views 116 Comments

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

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 20,814 Views 39 Comments

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

'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 10,570 Views 78 Comments

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

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 16,535 Views 112 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”.

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 11,454 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 19,645 Views 83 Comments

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

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 17,555 Views 34 Comments

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

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 27,440 Views 180 Comments

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

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 14,503 Views 76 Comments

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

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 6,994 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.

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 6,668 Views 44 Comments

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

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 6,230 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.

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 6,365 Views 24 Comments

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

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 16,598 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 6,691 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 17,985 Views 79 Comments

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