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# Pay deal

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Talks on public sector pay deal to resume at Workplace Relations Commission
Unions last week accepted an invitation to discuss pay within the sector by Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe.
Last year
Student nurses and midwives to get extra accommodation, meal and uniform allowances
Two additional uniforms for student nurses and midwives will also be provided at the start of their internship.
UK minister says deals to match inflation are unaffordable as nursing and rail strike loom
British Transport Secretary Mark Harper said there ‘simply isn’t the money’.
Revised terms amounting to a 6.5% pay increase accepted by public service workers
The new terms will cover the next 12 months.
Unions call on Government to 'significantly improve' public sector pay offer
Public sector pay talks between the Government and unions are set to resume on Monday.
McGrath gives the green light to exploratory talks on public service pay
The talks will centre around the pay for 350,000 people who work in the public sector.
All time
School secretaries strike deferred after 'significant concessions' by Department of Education
The national one-day strike has been deferred for two weeks pending confirmation of a new pay package.
Rank and file gardaí have voted to accept a 3% public service pay increase
The deal will see phased increases in 1% increments over the next 12 months.
Siptu 'expels hundreds of ESB members' for allegedly transferring from another union
550 workers left the electrical union Connect in March of 2017.
Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation
Irish Rail staff last month held a series of strikes in protest of their pay levels.
Why aren't people taking up jobs as nurses, doctors and soldiers? The government plans to find out
The Public Pay Commission is to examine what are the main reasons for the recruitment and retention of staff in some sectors.
Teachers warned they won't receive pay increases unless they sign up to new deal
Minister Paschal Donohoe says only public sector workers inside a new agreement will benefit from it.
Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal
The union will ballot its members on the proposed agreement in the coming weeks.
'The start of Paschal's troubles': Primary teachers reject public sector pay deal
The INTO said that the pay deal did not address the issue of pay inequality for newcomers to the profession.
Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail
Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, want efficiency improvements before they implement the pay deal. Workers say that’s not what was agreed.
Minister says €400 rise for public servants costing €120 million won't impact public services
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform says will be found through “efficiencies and savings”.
Opinion: How can the government prevent further strikes?
The next few months look bleak for industrial relations in the public sector, writes Dr Michelle O’Sullivan.
Bus drivers and gardaí will be talking about pay today
Another set of strikes sees services stop at 9pm tonight.
The government has offered a pay deal to a Garda union
It ends three months of negotiation and, if approved by members, would avert a possible strike.
Dublin Bus drivers are going on strike after rejecting 8% pay deal
The Labour Court recommended an 8.25% increase over three years.
Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland feel that the issue of ‘flex’ hour contracts has not been dealt with sufficiently.
IFUT members vote to accept Haddington Road Agreement
The majority of members in the Irish Federation of University Teachers approved the revised public sector pay agreement.
TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal
The teachers’ unions both decided today to recommend a ballot of their members. The move comes after a number of unions accepted the deal.
Primary teachers vote to accept Haddington Road proposals
A ballot of INTO members showed that 63 per cent are in favour of the proposals.
UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal
The union says the new proposals don’t address its concerns about the broader economic effect of public pay cuts.
"This was a very difficult decision": INMO accepts Haddington Road deal
The INMO had rejected the Croke Park II pay deal but has said the new deal is the best available for its members
Haddington Road deal may not be constitutional, says union
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.
Brian Hayes: 'Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts'
Negotiations have “concluded” on the Haddington Road deal, said the junior finance minister, adding less favourable conditions will apply to those unions who reject it.
University lecturers agree to enter new Croke Park talks
The Irish Federation of University Teachers said it was up to the official side to prove that talks on a new pay deal are not just an attempt to persuade people to accept proposals that have already been rejected.
Fewer than one third of people support public sector pay cuts
A new opinion poll has also found that the majority of respondents want the government to try to renegotiate the Croke Park pay agreement.
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Civil servants' trade union urges members to 'vote no' to Croke Park II
The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants have said the proposals were “unfair” and “disproportionate” on its 2,700 members.
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.
Union tells government to 'stay the hell away' from voting process
Regional Secratary of UNITE hit out at the government, accusing it of “subverting the democratic process”.
Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement
Croke Park 2 is a serious reversal of rights won by trade unions over decades. If rejected, it will be the union leaders that will come under question, writes Kieran Allen.
NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe
The Pittsburgh Penguins star is mulling over a move to get some game time.
Aviva CEO quits after shareholders vote against pay report
Andrew Moss leaves as chief executive of the insurer, after shareholders voted against the pay deal for a new UK CEO.