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# impact - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Croke Park deal saved €920m in second year, report says
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

Croke Park deal saved €920m in second year, report says

Jun 13th 2012, 12:34 PM 2,570 Views 40 Comments

The Implementation Body for the public service pay deal says savings of €900m have been made between pay and non-pay.

# impact - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Government criticised as employment at lowest level in nine years

Jun 7th 2012, 9:31 PM 4,147 Views 37 Comments

Figures from the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey put unemployment at its highest level since the financial crisis.

# impact - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Health workers blast €295 "employment tax"
# Register
# Register

Health workers blast €295 "employment tax"

May 30th 2012, 4:34 PM 6,239 Views 49 Comments

Social workers, physiotherapists and eleven other professions are facing the statutory registration charge by next year.

# impact - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Hay fever sufferers 'take time off work and avoid sex'
# Hay Fever
# Hay Fever

Hay fever sufferers 'take time off work and avoid sex'

May 3rd 2012, 12:33 PM 3,921 Views 10 Comments

Hay fever sufferers are tired, take time off work, and avoid sex due to their symptoms, a new survey shows.

# impact - Monday 30 April, 2012

And they're off: Campaigning for referendum to get underway
# Referendum
# Referendum

And they're off: Campaigning for referendum to get underway

Apr 30th 2012, 7:19 AM 1,612 Views 39 Comments

The Environment Minister Phil Hogan is expected to sign the referendum order today, kicking off just over a month of campaigning.

# impact - Thursday 26 April, 2012

IMPACT advises members to vote Yes in fiscal referendum
# Fiscal Treaty
# Fiscal Treaty

IMPACT advises members to vote Yes in fiscal referendum

Apr 26th 2012, 6:31 PM 2,886 Views 53 Comments

IMPACT say a No vote could result in a significant increase in the cost of borrowing for the State.

# impact - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Howlin confirms review of €1.5bn of public sector allowances
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Howlin confirms review of €1.5bn of public sector allowances

Apr 25th 2012, 8:48 AM 3,998 Views 69 Comments

One union says it expects the review of some 800 different allowances and that some will go.

# impact - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Firefighters threaten legal action over faulty breathing equipment
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Firefighters threaten legal action over faulty breathing equipment

Feb 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,811 Views 14 Comments

Firefighters in Dublin have expressed repeated concerns about oxygen sets which have failed on a number of occasions.

# impact - Friday 6 January, 2012

Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Firefighters raise concerns after breathing equipment ‘collapses’

Jan 6th 2012, 1:07 PM 5,463 Views 22 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade has said it will retrain firefighters after newly-issued oxygen sets failed on several occasions.

# impact - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Varadkar willing to sell off State’s stake in Aer Lingus
# Flying The Coop
# Flying The Coop

Varadkar willing to sell off State’s stake in Aer Lingus

Sep 7th 2011, 4:29 PM 542 Views 23 Comments

The Transport minister tells Newstalk that he doesn’t view the airline as “strategic” – and would be willing to part with it.

# impact - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Court rules against fire service cuts but union pledges vote on industrial action
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Court rules against fire service cuts but union pledges vote on industrial action

Sep 6th 2011, 11:07 AM 1,042 Views 17 Comments

The Labour Court ruling blocking proposed cuts in Dublin Fire Brigade this year has been welcomed by two unions but another plans to ballot members on possible industrial action.

# impact - Friday 2 September, 2011

Firefighters head to Labour Court as one union ballots on possible industrial action
# Firefighters
# Firefighters

Firefighters head to Labour Court as one union ballots on possible industrial action

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:00 AM 409 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters and paramedics in the capital are unhappy with proposed cuts to overtime, training and annual leave by Dublin Fire Brigade.

# impact - Friday 26 August, 2011

Unions head to Labour Relations Commission over fire brigade cuts
# Fire Brigade
# Fire Brigade

Unions head to Labour Relations Commission over fire brigade cuts

Aug 26th 2011, 3:11 PM 510 Views 4 Comments

Cuts to overtime, training and annual leave at Dublin Fire Brigade are being disputed by unions representing firefighters and paramedics in the capital.

# impact - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action
# Fire Brigade
# Fire Brigade

Dublin firefighters may vote in favour of industrial action

Aug 25th 2011, 5:31 PM 786 Views 8 Comments

IFESA, representing many firefighters and paramedics in Dublin, will ballot its members next week over cuts to overtime, training and annual leave.

# impact - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Government pledges: No more pay cuts in public sector
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

Government pledges: No more pay cuts in public sector

Jul 20th 2011, 4:14 PM 777 Views 20 Comments

There will also be no compulsory redundancies thanks to “progress” under the Croke Park agreement.

# impact - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Aer Lingus will 'buy back' pilots' leave days as services operate normally today
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus will 'buy back' pilots' leave days as services operate normally today

Jun 7th 2011, 7:18 AM 354 Views 3 Comments

Services are operating as normal today after pilots called off threatened industrial action yesterday. Details of the new agreements brokered at the Labour Relations Commission have emerged.

# impact - Monday 6 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jun 6th 2011, 7:34 PM 3,288 Views 3 Comments

In your Fix for this bank holiday Monday: Aer Lingus pilots’ strike averted; good news from the IMF; Turmoil in Syria; Another Cheryl Cole u-turn; Wayne Rooney’s new hair; and do you feature in our mini-marathon gallery?

Aer Lingus talks conclude at Labour Relations Commission
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus talks conclude at Labour Relations Commission

Jun 6th 2011, 5:26 PM 605 Views 3 Comments

After industrial action scheduled to begin tomorrow was shelved, the two sides have reached an agreement on issues concerning pilots at Aer Lingus hubs in Galway and Belfast.

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as Aer Lingus pilots call off industrial action
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as Aer Lingus pilots call off industrial action

Jun 6th 2011, 10:53 AM 465 Views 5 Comments

Agreements reached over rostering means that flights will operate as normal tomorrow. Talks at the Labour Relations Commission went on all night.

Talks between Aer Lingus and pilots continue through the night
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Talks between Aer Lingus and pilots continue through the night

Jun 6th 2011, 9:43 AM 629 Views 0 Comments

Negotiations have failed to find a resolution to the dispute over rosters. Pilots are threatening to begin industrial action tomorrow.

# impact - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 5th 2011, 7:27 PM 3,536 Views 0 Comments

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

Aer Lingus and pilots to resume talks this evening
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus and pilots to resume talks this evening

Jun 5th 2011, 3:13 PM 339 Views 4 Comments

The Labour Relations Commission will host renewed talks between Aer Lingus and pilots’ reps over planned industrial action.

# impact - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Pilots strike looms as Aer Lingus talks break down
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Pilots strike looms as Aer Lingus talks break down

Jun 4th 2011, 9:50 AM 659 Views 12 Comments

Talks to avert a pilots’ strike on Tuesday have broken down – and pilots’ reps don’t believe the talks are likely to resume.

# impact - Friday 3 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:59 PM 641 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.

# impact - Thursday 2 June, 2011

LRC talks between pilots' union and Aer Lingus adjourned for tonight
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

LRC talks between pilots' union and Aer Lingus adjourned for tonight

Jun 2nd 2011, 9:48 PM 85 Views 0 Comments

# impact - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Airport chaos looms as Aer Lingus pilots threaten strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Airport chaos looms as Aer Lingus pilots threaten strike action

May 31st 2011, 1:31 PM 1,190 Views 0 Comments

Thirty thousand people could be affected if pilots go ahead with threatened industrial action from next Tuesday. Eighty-seven per cent of pilots represented by IALPA voted in favour of a strike.

# impact - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Croke Park targets for local government staffing 'already met'
# IMPACT Conference
# IMPACT Conference

Croke Park targets for local government staffing 'already met'

May 26th 2011, 3:30 PM 352 Views 0 Comments

IMPACT’s national secretary tells its annual conference that local government staffing targets for this year have been met already.

# impact - Thursday 12 May, 2011

IMPACT asks civil service to 'look beyond' Croke Park deal
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

IMPACT asks civil service to 'look beyond' Croke Park deal

May 12th 2011, 12:54 PM 551 Views 0 Comments

IMPACT’s general secretary tells a conference that a more sophisticated approach to redeployment is needed.

# impact - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Aer Lingus may have to consider further job cuts
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus may have to consider further job cuts

May 5th 2011, 9:40 AM 512 Views 0 Comments

The airline says the continued weakness of the Irish economy means its profits won’t be as high as first expected.

# impact - Thursday 24 March, 2011

No reversal on pay cuts: Noonan
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

No reversal on pay cuts: Noonan

Mar 24th 2011, 8:45 PM 1,691 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Finance has ruled out a reversal on 5 per cent pay cuts to school secretaries and non-teaching staff.

# impact - Saturday 5 March, 2011

School secretaries vote for industrial action over wage cuts
# Schools
# Schools

School secretaries vote for industrial action over wage cuts

Mar 5th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,736 Views 0 Comments

72 per cent of school secretaries and caretakers vote for industrial action over a 5 per cent pay cut imposed in January.

# impact - Monday 7 February, 2011

Aer Lingus action led to 22,000 cancelled January bookings
# Aer Lingus
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# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus action led to 22,000 cancelled January bookings

Feb 7th 2011, 2:13 PM 353 Views 0 Comments

The airline’s bookings for January were down by 17 per cent on the same month the previous year, before cancellations.

# impact - Sunday 6 February, 2011

# impact - Friday 4 February, 2011

IMPACT suspends Aer Lingus action after talks breakthrough
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

IMPACT suspends Aer Lingus action after talks breakthrough

Feb 4th 2011, 9:03 AM 1,176 Views 0 Comments

Staff return to the payroll after suspending industrial action, pending a ruling from the Labour Relations Commission.

# impact - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

More flights cancelled as Aer Lingus dispute talks continue
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

More flights cancelled as Aer Lingus dispute talks continue

Feb 2nd 2011, 8:44 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

Talks at the LRC set to resume today in bid to end dispute over new rosters which is now in its third week.

# impact - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Aer Lingus dispute talks continue at LRC
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus dispute talks continue at LRC

Feb 1st 2011, 9:28 AM 503 Views 0 Comments

Efforts to resolve the ongoing dispute over new rosters at the airline will resume today at the Labour Relations Commission as a further 20 flights are cancelled.

# impact - Monday 31 January, 2011

Begg appointed to Aer Lingus board as talks continue
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Begg appointed to Aer Lingus board as talks continue

Jan 31st 2011, 9:07 AM 843 Views 0 Comments

The general secretary of ICTU becomes a non-executive director as talks on new rosters continue at the LRC.