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#Pay and Conditions

# pay-and-conditions - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

School secretaries vote to accept pay scale aligned with public service rates
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

School secretaries vote to accept pay scale aligned with public service rates

Mar 23rd 2022, 4:09 PM 19,592 Views 12 Comments

Previously most secretaries were employed directly by schools, with many earning minimum wage.

# pay-and-conditions - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

School secretaries to strike outside Department of Public Expenditure over lack of better pay offers
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

School secretaries to strike outside Department of Public Expenditure over lack of better pay offers

Sep 1st 2021, 12:02 PM 13,179 Views 10 Comments

Fórsa has said that civil servants have claimed the Tánaiste’s commitment to standard pay does not change WRC talks.

# pay-and-conditions - Sunday 15 November, 2020

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics

Nov 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 85,042 Views 96 Comments

Analysis reveals an average of over 11,200 lecturers working in temporary and casual contracts.

# pay-and-conditions - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector

Aug 5th 2020, 12:02 AM 35,849 Views 15 Comments

Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.

# pay-and-conditions - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic
# Caring For Carers
# Caring For Carers

'I am struggling': How home carers became the forgotten frontline workers of the pandemic

Aug 4th 2020, 12:02 AM 29,292 Views 16 Comments

Part one of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation shows that many carers took a pay hit and felt unsupported during the Covid-19 crisis.

# pay-and-conditions - Friday 12 June, 2020

Covid-19 has made low-paid jobs 'worse for workers but more valuable to society'
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

Covid-19 has made low-paid jobs 'worse for workers but more valuable to society'

Jun 12th 2020, 12:28 PM 15,373 Views 56 Comments

A new paper calls on policymakers to ‘transform’ precarious and low-paid jobs.

# pay-and-conditions - Thursday 12 September, 2019

'I think it's quite unusual': Ministers respond to President Higgins' Defence Forces pay speech
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

'I think it's quite unusual': Ministers respond to President Higgins' Defence Forces pay speech

Sep 12th 2019, 12:11 PM 29,151 Views 33 Comments

As president, Higgins is the supreme commander of the Defence Forces.

# pay-and-conditions - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Strike three: 16 Ryanair flights cancelled due to Irish pilots' 24-hour stoppage
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

Strike three: 16 Ryanair flights cancelled due to Irish pilots' 24-hour stoppage

Jul 24th 2018, 8:29 AM 30,931 Views 41 Comments

Ryanair has warned that if the strikes continued, there could be job losses.

# pay-and-conditions - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Families are living in poverty': Wives of defence forces holding a 24 hour vigil outside Leinster House
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

'Families are living in poverty': Wives of defence forces holding a 24 hour vigil outside Leinster House

Nov 30th 2017, 8:48 AM 14,245 Views 104 Comments

The protest will begin today at 2pm with a wreath laying ceremony in honour of Defence Forces members who have died.

# pay-and-conditions - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

May 17th 2016, 9:39 AM 32,935 Views 170 Comments

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

# pay-and-conditions - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Gardaí 'considering strike action' as anger grows among rank-and-file members
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

Gardaí 'considering strike action' as anger grows among rank-and-file members

Mar 20th 2016, 6:20 PM 32,101 Views 133 Comments

Members have express frustration that more action hasn’t been taken to restore pay.

# pay-and-conditions - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members
# A Disgrace
# A Disgrace

Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members

Jan 14th 2016, 9:05 AM 12,735 Views 23 Comments

The AGSI says the force is being silenced.

# pay-and-conditions - Monday 27 May, 2013

Haddington Road deal may not be constitutional, says union
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

Haddington Road deal may not be constitutional, says union

May 27th 2013, 9:30 AM 11,567 Views 45 Comments

The Irish Federation of University Teachers says it has hired a senior barrister to examine the constitutionality of the proposed deal to see if it can be challenged in the courts.

# pay-and-conditions - Monday 13 May, 2013

'Vast majority' of Bus Éireann services cancelled today due to strike
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

'Vast majority' of Bus Éireann services cancelled today due to strike

May 13th 2013, 7:58 AM 7,173 Views 121 Comments

Bus Éireann says it anticipates that school transport services will operate as normal today but has advised parents to check services ahead of time.

# pay-and-conditions - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

SIPTU to ballot for strike action as Bus Éireann commits to cost cutting
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

SIPTU to ballot for strike action as Bus Éireann commits to cost cutting

Apr 30th 2013, 1:49 PM 5,006 Views 36 Comments

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.

# pay-and-conditions - Monday 14 January, 2013

Talks on extending Croke Park Agreement begin today
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Talks on extending Croke Park Agreement begin today

Jan 14th 2013, 8:37 AM 6,027 Views 62 Comments

The Government seeks savings of €1 billion over three years by agreeing on significant changes to working conditions and pay in the public sector.

# pay-and-conditions - Friday 2 September, 2011

Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay
# Agency Staff
# Agency Staff

Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay

Sep 2nd 2011, 9:10 PM 350 Views 19 Comments

Minister Bruton is looking for a delay in the implementation of an obligation on workers to provide equal terms for agency staff as for permanent employees.