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# Overtime

This year
Justice Minister announces €10m in emergency fund to pay for garda overtime in Dublin
Justice Minister Helen McEntee says she has ‘absolute confidence’ in Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
Aidan O'Shea's time is running out. I hope he finds what he's searching for
The Mayo player has enjoyed brilliant days but has also endured ridicule and crushing defeats in pursuit of his singular ambition.
Last year
Junior doctors to vote on deal aiming to eliminate long and unsafe working hours
Doctors have repeatedly warned current conditions are dangerous for patients and causing burnout for doctors.
All time
Garda overtime suspended 'with immediate effect' in a number of areas
A garda spokesperson said it was the organisation’s intention to work within the annual budget provided by government.
Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal
An overtime victory for the Milwaukee outfit on another busy night of NBA action.
Garda mission to refugee camp on Syrian border cancelled at 'eleventh hour' due to overtime pay dispute
A team of eight gardaí and two sergeants was due to fly out last Friday where it would interview hundreds of refugees.
Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime'
Drew Harris said he has a responsibility to show good management of public money.
Disgruntled gardaí vent anger over new digital clocking-in system at Shankill meeting
Around 50 officers attended a meeting in Shankill Garda Station on Monday evening.
'Slash and burn': Concern among rank-and-file gardaí as management cuts overtime again
The Garda Commissioner said the organisation will significantly exceed the budget and this is not sustainable.
Garda overtime set to be capped across the country as payments are vastly exceeding budgets
Garda overtime for the first five months of this year has run over budget by €12 million.
Drug units targeting Hutch gang unable to conduct searches as gardaí can't claim 2 hours overtime
The overtime cuts are affecting policing in the north inner city.
'This is the real world': Doctors and HSE to meet amid fears junior doctors won't get paid overtime at Connolly Hospital
A memo sent to doctors said “no payment will be made for working before 8am or after 5pm” for junior doctors.
Example of hours a garda must work to earn top overtime payments
Gardaí are working up to 100 hours a week for overtime payments of up to €68,500 .
'This effectively cripples us': Rank-and-file gardaí on what the short-term overtime ban will actually mean
Services are being pared back until next week – but how will the force be impacted?
Varadkar tells Dáil that cost of garda overtime will be covered by next year's budget
Gardaí in Dublin had been told that “under no circumstances” is overtime to be incurred.
Gardaí in Dublin told overtime is cancelled because budget 'has been exhausted'
The only exceptions are Operations C-Port and Hybrid.
Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017
That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.
Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay
Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.
'Vulnerable, scared, overworked and underpaid': A day in the life of an Irish stable worker
A report into the pay and conditions of workers was published yesterday.
Garda overtime rises massive 52% as pressure of battling Irish gangs takes its toll
Overtime increased by a huge extent last year with an additional €23.5 million paid out to the force’s 28 regional divisions.
Work remotely? It might make you more stressed and affect your sleep
It can also make you vulnerable to unpaid overtime, according to a UN study.
'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.
Division by division breakdown: Over €54 million spend on garda overtime
The bill for the Dublin divisions made up 62% of the overall spend.
Poll: Should Garda overtime be restored in response to the latest gangland killing?
The scaling back of such overtime has coincided with an escalation in gang warfare in Dublin.
Hundreds of gardaí left out of pocket before Christmas due to payment delays
Whole districts across the country have not received their unsocial hours allowances on time.
Security guard accused of abandoning his post awarded €20,000
Philips Uzoma had been working for his employer for more than 10 years when he was unfairly dismissed.
Probe launched into allegations of fraudulent garda payment claims
Gardaí said a chief superintendent has been appointed to investigate the claims.
Garda allowance and overtime payments delayed until new year again
Gardaí will now have to wait until January to receive the payments earned in November.
Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.
SIPTU to ballot for strike action as Bus Éireann commits to cost cutting
Bus Éireann has said it plans to implement Labour Court recommendations which will mean some workers at the bus company work longer for less pay.
Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?
Most unions are returning to talks today but will the government be able to reach a deal to save €170 million through pay cuts?
GRA rejects proposed cuts to garda pay and allowances
Briefing documents show that the government is seeking to extend the working day and cut overtime and payments for working on public holidays.
Junior doctors in Cork worked almost 125,000 overtime hours in 5 months
Earlier this month it was revealed that junior doctors are being asked to work 36 hours in succession.
Two out of three workers do unpaid overtime to cover workload - survey
Workers clocking up more than an hour on average in unpaid overtime each month.
Dublin Bus announces €15million cost-cutting plan
Staff will see allowances reduced under the proposals, which the company said would not affect passengers.
The 'Guess Who's Winning Photo?' of the Day
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66 per cent of Irish commuters work overtime - impacting their personal lives, says survey
Mircosoft assembled to survey to highlight the role that cloud computing could play in helping people to enjoy the personal and professional benefits of a more flexible way of working.
Stanley Cup: Champs Boston dumped out in first round by Washington
The Capitals beat the Bruins in overtime of game seven to advance to the conference semi-finals and a possible date with the New York Rangers.