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#Pay Cap

# pay-cap - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Three of the Taoiseach's staff are paid more than the €96k salary cap
# L'Oréal Approach
# L'Oréal Approach

Three of the Taoiseach's staff are paid more than the €96k salary cap

Jan 21st 2016, 2:20 PM 21,574 Views 110 Comments

His 17 backroom employees are earning almost €1.4 million in total.

# pay-cap - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Tánaiste's head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap
# L'Oréal TREATMENT
# L'Oréal TREATMENT

Tánaiste's head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap

Dec 31st 2015, 10:20 AM 29,172 Views 112 Comments

A war of words between Labour and Fianna Fáil has erupted on the subject.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The 5 ministers whose special advisers still breach the government's €92k pay cap
# Sound Advice
# Sound Advice

The 5 ministers whose special advisers still breach the government's €92k pay cap

Aug 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 13,055 Views 27 Comments

The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.

# pay-cap - Monday 25 November, 2013

Swiss vote against '1:12' cap on executive pay
# 1:12 Initiative
# 1:12 Initiative

Swiss vote against '1:12' cap on executive pay

Nov 25th 2013, 11:43 AM 8,139 Views 57 Comments

The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary

Sep 4th 2013, 3:03 PM 16,605 Views 130 Comments

The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.

# pay-cap - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Irish life CEO remuneration breaches government's pay cap - Doherty
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Irish life CEO remuneration breaches government's pay cap - Doherty

Nov 13th 2012, 9:57 PM 9,640 Views 58 Comments

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty says Kevin Murphy’s total remuneration package of €586,000 breached the government’s own pay cap.

# pay-cap - Thursday 5 April, 2012

'Disgraceful': Students slate top university staff refusal to take pay cut
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

'Disgraceful': Students slate top university staff refusal to take pay cut

Apr 5th 2012, 7:49 AM 6,250 Views 25 Comments

A number of university heads have reportedly ignored requests to reduce their pay below €200,000.

# pay-cap - Monday 2 April, 2012

NTMA management agree to 15 per cent pay cut
# Pay Cut
# Pay Cut

NTMA management agree to 15 per cent pay cut

Apr 2nd 2012, 7:56 AM 3,093 Views 20 Comments

However, one senior employee at the State agency refused to accept the reduction.

# pay-cap - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Leo Varadkar says €135k salary request didn't break the rules
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Leo Varadkar says €135k salary request didn't break the rules

Jan 29th 2012, 1:46 PM 8,154 Views 164 Comments

The Minister for Transport said that exceptions can be made to the €92,000 pay cap on ministerial advisers.

# pay-cap - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Varadkar under fire after requesting €135k salary for adviser
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Varadkar under fire after requesting €135k salary for adviser

Jan 28th 2012, 1:14 PM 7,026 Views 168 Comments

Sinn Féin representative Paul Donnelly called the figure “an absolute disgrace”.

# pay-cap - Monday 16 January, 2012

Special adviser's €130,000 salary 'shows utter hypocrisy of cost-cutting'
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Special adviser's €130,000 salary 'shows utter hypocrisy of cost-cutting'

Jan 16th 2012, 5:58 PM 7,504 Views 55 Comments

The reported decision to pay Simon Coveney’s special adviser €38,000 a year above the Government pay cap has been slated by Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming.

# pay-cap - Thursday 20 October, 2011

One in five ministerial advisers breaking new salary cap
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

One in five ministerial advisers breaking new salary cap

Oct 20th 2011, 11:38 AM 669 Views 23 Comments

Six of the government staff are paid more than €92,000 a year – the rate at which wages were officially capped in July.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

One hundred university staff still paid more than €200,000 wage cap
# University Pay
# University Pay

One hundred university staff still paid more than €200,000 wage cap

Sep 21st 2011, 12:42 PM 1,440 Views 7 Comments

Three top academics at Irish universities are each earning more than a quarter of a million euro a year.

# pay-cap - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

Chiefs of Bord Gáis, ESB and An Post still won’t say they will take pay cut

Jul 27th 2011, 8:30 PM 886 Views 18 Comments

Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.

# pay-cap - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers' pay?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the State abolish the cap on bankers' pay?

Jul 26th 2011, 10:22 AM 1,794 Views 33 Comments

Matthew Elderfield says the pay cap is making it tough to get the best talent. Should we consider lifting it?

# pay-cap - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Government lowers pay ceilings for semi-state chief executives
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Government lowers pay ceilings for semi-state chief executives

Jun 22nd 2011, 2:02 PM 901 Views 7 Comments

But the State’s next round of public CEOs will still earn as much as the next President, and more than the Taoiseach.

# pay-cap - Monday 6 December, 2010