Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Pay Cuts

All time
RTÉ to increase voluntary redundancies in light of staff rejecting pay cut plans
The broadcaster has also said it is to suppress posts and not replace retirees.
Staff at RTÉ reject pay cut plans as union says proposals now 'off the table'
The plan was rejected by 87% by 13%.
London Irish the latest to confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension
Declan Kidney is head coach at the Premiership side, and there are several Irish players on the books.
IRFU confirm pay deferrals of 10 to 50% as players go into 'stand down' period
The union hopes that players can return to collective training on 18 May.
Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension
Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.
Tubridy, Duffy, are the presenters in the firing line for substantial pay cuts at RTÉ
It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.
Over 70 Tesco outlets to go on strike from Monday
The workers are protesting changes to contacts for up to 300 staff members.
Most public servants will get €2,000 extra over the next two years
The government has struck a deal with public sector unions this evening.
Public sector workers shouldn't expect a pay rise this year
The Taoiseach has said economic recovery will be a priority in any talks about wage increases.
Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC
The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.
Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts
Impact said that the move is welcome, and agreed that it should be a gradual process.
Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage
The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.
Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention
Further industrial action, which resulted in the closure of council offices, was planned for tomorrow.
South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts
The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.
Strikes begin at Roadstone quarries over "major" pay cuts
Siptu members at 20 quarries began strike action earlier today.
Bausch and Lomb workers facing pay cuts should face 'stark reality' - IDA
The IDA’s chief says pay cuts are preferable to the multinational leaving.
Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today
Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.
SIPTU to vote on strike action at Irish Rail
Irish Rail said that the failure to implement cost saving measures will result in redundancies and the closure of some lines.
Poll: Should pay cuts in the civil service be reversed?
Unions are calling for pay rises ahead of tax cuts for the general public.
TUI chief: Woe betide the Government if it reneges on Haddington promises
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.
Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month
The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.
Hunger strikes and pepper spray - 2013 in protests
Abortion, flags and cuts cuts cuts – here’s a round-up of what people stood against this past year.
92 NAMA staff earned over €100k last year, four earned over €200k
When both NTMA and NAMA staff figures are combined, 15 staff members earned over €200,000 in 2012.
Contract cleaners at Beaumont Hospital plan industrial action in January
The dispute centres around a decision to cut the Sunday premium for workers.
National College of Ireland staff to undertake industrial action
The industrial action could escalate into strike action if decided on by staff.
Pearse Doherty: Most TDs and Ministers use their pay to buy a new car or go on holiday
While the Sinn Féin TD said he and colleagues take home the average industrial wage most other TDs and ministers use some of their wages to buy a new car, go on holiday, put it in the bank or buy shares in the bank, he claimed.
Column: The Haddington Road deal is just the same as the last, with a few tweaks
Instead of uniting against this draconian piece of legislation, the unions are operating under a ‘me fein’ attitude that will help no one, writes Kieran Allen.
Bus Éireann: It’s ‘unlikely’ we’ll manage to stop a strike before midnight
The bus operator says travellers should expect disruptions as some staff strike, and others refuse to pass pickets.
Three NTMA staff earning over €200k won't take pay cut this year
Finance Minister Michael Noonan had asked the 13 staff earning over €200,000 at the National Treasury Management Agency to continue voluntary pay cuts this year but some have refused.
Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks
The Justice Minister also said that recruitment would now have to be delayed because there must be funds to pay for them.
Column: ‘Over the past five years, I’ve seen the heart being torn from our schools’
Cuts to teachers’ salaries and increased taxation have left some of my colleagues just making ends meet, writes Carmel Hume.
IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II
The Irish Medical Organisation said their members would not be bound by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions by accepting the Croke Park II proposals
GRA protest at the Dáil over cuts to pay
The Garda Representative Association says the deal now being voted on by the trade union movement is “blatantly unfair” .
Frontline workers ramp up campaign against Croke Park 2
Gardaí, nurses and firefighters will see their pay cut by between 3 and 11 per cent under the pay deal, says the 24/7 Frontline Services Alliance.
SIPTU encourages members to accept Croke Park agreement
The union said that the proposals on the table were “the best that could be obtained through negotiation”.
Unions reject further bank cuts that 'rub salt in the wounds' of workers
Both the IBOA and Unite have said that the proposed banking cuts of up to 10 per cent are unfair, while PTSB have said that they aim to implement them in “as fair and equitable a manner as possible”.
Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts
The 24/7 Frontline Alliance represents gardaí, healthcare workers, prison officers, firefighters and paramedics.
Garda Commissioner sets date for meeting with garda body
Earlier this week the GRA called for a meeting with Callinan, saying it is convinced he is unaware of the impact of proposed pay cuts.
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?
INMO reaffirms "total opposition" to Croke Park pay cuts
The association said that the government’s approach is “provocative” and “unrealistic”.