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# pay - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months
# Gardening Leave
# Gardening Leave

Central Bank employee being paid over €122,000 for staying away from work for four months

Jun 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 47,884 Views 51 Comments

Gardening leave is paid when an employee is suspended from work, usually before taking a position with another company.

# pay - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Regina Doherty may have to repay €15,829 of Chief Whip allowance if it was unlawful
# Wage Boost
# Wage Boost

Regina Doherty may have to repay €15,829 of Chief Whip allowance if it was unlawful

Jun 20th 2017, 8:16 PM 24,608 Views 69 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said introducing new laws to boost ministers’ pay is not a priority.

# pay - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:07 AM 14,956 Views 89 Comments

Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.

# pay - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families
# At Breaking Point
# At Breaking Point

Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families

Apr 20th 2017, 4:42 PM 23,158 Views 105 Comments

Family members gathered outside barracks all across the country today to highlight pay issues.

# pay - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers

Mar 15th 2017, 10:56 PM 42,450 Views 71 Comments

Earnings were generally higher in the public sector, but the gap has narrowed markedly.

# pay - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland
# Rockin' Cashless
# Rockin' Cashless

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland

Mar 7th 2017, 7:41 AM 27,362 Views 35 Comments

You can now tap your iPhone like a contactless card.

# pay - Monday 20 February, 2017

Galway City Council investigating allegations staff were gifted social housing
# Galway
# Galway

Galway City Council investigating allegations staff were gifted social housing

Feb 20th 2017, 3:40 PM 32,467 Views 84 Comments

Sinn Féin senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh says he has received documentation showing abuse of the council housing system by officials.

# pay - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'Completely unacceptable' - Union suspends ballot over Ulster Bank pay dispute
# Money Trouble
# Money Trouble

'Completely unacceptable' - Union suspends ballot over Ulster Bank pay dispute

Jan 19th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,747 Views 8 Comments

The FSU said this was due to the bank beginning to implement new salary ranges that would negatively affect staff.

# pay - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

German workers will be able to see how much their co-workers' earn in bid to close gender pay gap
# Gender Pay Gap
# Gender Pay Gap

German workers will be able to see how much their co-workers' earn in bid to close gender pay gap

Jan 11th 2017, 12:52 PM 17,455 Views 89 Comments

Women’s Affairs Minister Manuela Schwesig hailed the law on salary transparency as “a real breakthrough”.

# pay - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Unite
# Unite

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Dec 13th 2016, 7:32 PM 13,035 Views 52 Comments

Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.

# pay - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)
# Android Pay
# Android Pay

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Dec 7th 2016, 6:08 AM 26,609 Views 26 Comments

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

# pay - Monday 5 December, 2016

It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal

Dec 5th 2016, 4:40 PM 12,517 Views 47 Comments

Three-quarters of GRA gardaí have voted to accept the Labour Court’s recommendations on pay and conditions.

# pay - Sunday 20 November, 2016

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?
# Public Pay Demands
# Public Pay Demands

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?

Nov 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 50,559 Views 143 Comments

This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.

# pay - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Now it's the private sector: unions demand 4% increase for all members
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Now it's the private sector: unions demand 4% increase for all members

Nov 15th 2016, 8:22 PM 16,016 Views 60 Comments

Pressure is mounting on government to deal with the public pay row, as private sector unions set to lodge pay claims.

# pay - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Here's how much cash the average garda stands to gain from the pay deal
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Here's how much cash the average garda stands to gain from the pay deal

Nov 8th 2016, 4:42 PM 49,459 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí are mulling over the deal as they wait for their ballot papers to arrive.

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes
Live Nov 8th 2016, 1:56 PM

As it happened: Enda Kenny grilled over teacher strike action and pay disputes

# pay - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Cleaners to get pay increases and an end to deductions for uniforms
# Pay Rise
# Pay Rise

Cleaners to get pay increases and an end to deductions for uniforms

Nov 5th 2016, 7:45 AM 39,053 Views 28 Comments

The move will benefit almost 34,000 contract cleaners.

# pay - Thursday 3 November, 2016

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked
# Limerick
# Limerick

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked

Nov 3rd 2016, 4:07 PM 30,538 Views 24 Comments

The ladder rescue happened on the Dock Road, Limerick, this morning.

# pay - Friday 28 October, 2016

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

Oct 28th 2016, 10:56 PM 26,986 Views 92 Comments

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
# Sponsored By Eflow
# Sponsored By Eflow

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Oct 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 38,513 Views 72 Comments

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

# pay - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

In the midst of strike action, a public pay commission is finally being set up
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

In the midst of strike action, a public pay commission is finally being set up

Oct 18th 2016, 3:25 PM 8,517 Views 36 Comments

The commission will advise the government on pay for hundreds of thousands of public sector workers.

# pay - Friday 30 September, 2016

First the buses, now the gardaí: Government fears 'domino effect' in public sector pay demands
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

First the buses, now the gardaí: Government fears 'domino effect' in public sector pay demands

Sep 30th 2016, 12:46 PM 11,512 Views 105 Comments

Minister Donohoe reiterated that any public sector pay claims must be settled through the Lansdowne Agreement.

# pay - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Gardaí vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over pay
# Dispute
# Dispute

Gardaí vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over pay

Sep 27th 2016, 11:58 AM 18,981 Views 117 Comments

The ballot results were announced this morning.

# pay - Friday 16 September, 2016

Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year
# Pay Equality
# Pay Equality

Newly-qualified teachers will now start on €31,800 a year

Sep 16th 2016, 2:03 PM 88,278 Views 142 Comments

That is equal to those who had been doing the job before 2012.

# pay - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Strike action by Dublin Bus 'inevitable' says union boss
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Strike action by Dublin Bus 'inevitable' says union boss

Aug 10th 2016, 8:16 AM 9,375 Views 49 Comments

The NBRU general secretary, Dermot O’Leary is looking for parity of pay between Dublin Bus drivers and Luas drivers.

# pay - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Varadkar: pay deal for local councillors nothing to do with leadership bid
# PRSI
# PRSI

Varadkar: pay deal for local councillors nothing to do with leadership bid

Jul 26th 2016, 1:54 PM 13,890 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Social Protection wants to offer either a PRSI cut or a state pension to councillors, as part of a wider reform.

# pay - Saturday 9 July, 2016

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary
# Charity
# Charity

HSE says St John of God is breaching pay rules with CEO's €182,000 salary

Jul 9th 2016, 4:21 PM 26,503 Views 78 Comments

St John of God considers John Pepper to be paid by private sources, so not subject to pay rules.

# pay - Friday 1 July, 2016

Teachers and gardaí face pay freezes as Lansdowne Road agreement comes into effect
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Teachers and gardaí face pay freezes as Lansdowne Road agreement comes into effect

Jul 1st 2016, 8:21 AM 19,543 Views 83 Comments

Teachers and gardaí, who are not due to get pay restoration, have slammed the deal.

# pay - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Deliveroo's contentious new contracts are already in use abroad
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Deliveroo's contentious new contracts are already in use abroad

Jun 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 43,588 Views 51 Comments

Delivery men and women in Australia and the United Kingdom raised similar concerns earlier this year.

# pay - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay

May 17th 2016, 5:04 PM 20,197 Views 65 Comments

Gardaí protesting today told us how austerity pay cuts affected them and their families.

'Blue wave' of garda sergeants and inspectors to march on the Dáil today
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'Blue wave' of garda sergeants and inspectors to march on the Dáil today

May 17th 2016, 6:06 AM 17,334 Views 77 Comments

The new government will be greeted by some very dissatisfied public servants on their first day in the Dáil.

# pay - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Gardaí don't want any new recruits until their pay cuts are reversed
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Gardaí don't want any new recruits until their pay cuts are reversed

May 4th 2016, 5:46 PM 14,766 Views 47 Comments

The Garda Representative Association welcomed the commitment to increasing numbers to 15,000 but said pay needs to be tackled first.

# pay - Friday 22 April, 2016

The Irish pay gap has narrowed - but it still exists
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

The Irish pay gap has narrowed - but it still exists

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:10 AM 10,889 Views 53 Comments

Women are paid 14.4% less across all sectors.

# pay - Monday 11 April, 2016

Body cameras, terrorist threats and wages on the agenda for sergeants and inspectors
# Agsi Conference
# Agsi Conference

Body cameras, terrorist threats and wages on the agenda for sergeants and inspectors

Apr 11th 2016, 6:14 AM 9,761 Views 24 Comments

The annual conference for the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors opens later today – and they have a lot to get off their chests.

# pay - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Holding Luas strikes on such important days will cost other workers dearly
# Column
# Column

Holding Luas strikes on such important days will cost other workers dearly

Mar 12th 2016, 8:30 AM 142 Views 168 Comments

Unions need to realise it’s not 1913 anymore. There are laws and institutions to protect workers now, writes Aaron McKenna.

# pay - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Gardaí say it could take 50 years to get back to 2010 policing levels
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí say it could take 50 years to get back to 2010 policing levels

Feb 24th 2016, 2:35 PM 11,019 Views 56 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has called on the new government to restore their pay and commit to a substantial recruitment drive.

# pay - Monday 22 February, 2016

Student nurses and midwives to get more cash from next month
# Pay Me My Money Down
# Pay Me My Money Down

Student nurses and midwives to get more cash from next month

Feb 22nd 2016, 7:54 PM 16,655 Views 35 Comments

They’ll now be able to earn 9.48 an hour.

# pay - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Judge warns head lice removal company they must pay employee for jury duty
# Courts
# Courts

Judge warns head lice removal company they must pay employee for jury duty

Jan 19th 2016, 4:47 PM 35,723 Views 71 Comments

“I’m happy to serve but I fear I may lose my job,” the woman told Justice McCarthy.

# pay - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Six family members kicked off bus lose defamation claim
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Six family members kicked off bus lose defamation claim

Dec 1st 2015, 8:42 AM 38,158 Views 42 Comments

The court heard Jennifer Dardis had previous convictions for theft and having had possession of “some sort of weapon”.

# pay - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk
# Swiping Out
# Swiping Out

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk

Nov 12th 2015, 11:26 AM 12,482 Views 21 Comments

Trade union Unite says the company is trying to break the link between pay and profits and inflation.