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# pay - 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 8,096 Views 57 Comments

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

# pay - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Jealousy of the successful is not a viable economic policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Jealousy of the successful is not a viable economic policy

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:00 AM 43 Views 86 Comments

There are many reasons why a Swiss-like pay proposal is a bad one. For one, the top one per cent of income earners in Ireland pay 20 per cent of the income tax, writes Aaron McKenna.

# pay - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Holles Street Master breaks silence on top-ups, says she was personally vilified
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

Holles Street Master breaks silence on top-ups, says she was personally vilified

Nov 21st 2013, 11:10 PM 45,957 Views 216 Comments

The master of the National Maternity Hospital today clarified the details of her pay, saying that she never received additional payments from any source.

"Don't punish sick kids" - charity warns hospitals still need help, despite top-up furore
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

"Don't punish sick kids" - charity warns hospitals still need help, despite top-up furore

Nov 21st 2013, 2:01 PM 5,882 Views 22 Comments

There is a serious risk of donors not supporting fundraising campaigns in protest over the top-up payments to hospital executives, a charity has warned.

# pay - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Howlin: HSE pay breach 'should be addressed'
# Pay Levels
# Pay Levels

Howlin: HSE pay breach 'should be addressed'

Nov 19th 2013, 10:28 AM 5,040 Views 43 Comments

It emerged today that some senior health staff are being paid amounts that breach official policy.

# pay - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Retail industry "still experiencing difficulties"
# Spending
# Spending

Retail industry "still experiencing difficulties"

Oct 29th 2013, 5:25 PM 7,778 Views 11 Comments

New CSO figures show that people spent less money in supermarkets and petrol stations last month.

# pay - Friday 25 October, 2013

Dublin Bus drivers vote on new company plan
# Ballot
# Ballot

Dublin Bus drivers vote on new company plan

Oct 25th 2013, 10:32 AM 5,955 Views 47 Comments

The drivers have been voting since yesterday and the result is due later today.

# pay - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours
# Deal
# Deal

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours

Oct 17th 2013, 10:20 AM 4,722 Views 24 Comments

Managers will also face sanctions if they do not comply with the new rules.

# pay - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Brazil protests over teachers' pay turn violent
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Brazil protests over teachers' pay turn violent

Oct 8th 2013, 7:40 AM 5,948 Views 24 Comments

Thousands took part in the demonstrations in Rio and Sao Paulo.

# pay - Monday 12 August, 2013

# pay - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Justice Department staff not paid after processing error
# Glitch
# Glitch

Justice Department staff not paid after processing error

Jul 18th 2013, 11:59 AM 6,788 Views 22 Comments

A technical error delayed payment for 1,679 employees at the Department of Justice.

# pay - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Label on Dublin Fire Brigade gear says ‘Keep Away From Fire’
# Flammable
# Flammable

Label on Dublin Fire Brigade gear says ‘Keep Away From Fire’

Jul 17th 2013, 9:45 PM 14,759 Views 51 Comments

Although the new sweatshirts and t-shirts are not the firefighters outer gear, it may still pose a risk, state IFESA.

# pay - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law

Jul 16th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,805 Views 64 Comments

The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.

# pay - Monday 1 July, 2013

Big businesses are 'the main culprits' in late payments
# PAY DELAY
# PAY DELAY

Big businesses are 'the main culprits' in late payments

Jul 1st 2013, 11:20 AM 3,848 Views 6 Comments

ISME praised the adoption of a voluntary code on prompt payments by SMEs – but says big business must be forced to agree to the code in order to improve the cash-flow of smaller operations.

# pay - Monday 17 June, 2013

Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March
# Pay
# Pay

Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March

Jun 17th 2013, 2:15 PM 5,325 Views 12 Comments

Overall pay rose by 0.4pc, according to Eurostat – but if you don’t work in a professional industry, it probably fell.

# pay - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

The Evening Fix: Now with added footage from inside a tornado
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Now with added footage from inside a tornado

May 28th 2013, 7:53 PM 7,850 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# pay - 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 11,551 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 - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

'Industrial peace' on the way if unions accept pay proposals
# Pay Talks
# Pay Talks

'Industrial peace' on the way if unions accept pay proposals

May 21st 2013, 1:22 PM 6,238 Views 43 Comments

If the union’s proposals are accepted, the ‘essential elements’ of the Croke Park Agreement will remain in place.

# pay - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Will you have to pay to watch YouTube videos soon?
# You Tube
# You Tube

Will you have to pay to watch YouTube videos soon?

May 8th 2013, 3:15 PM 14,338 Views 61 Comments

The pay to channels are set to be launched in the coming months.

# pay - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

# pay - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation

Apr 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 31 Views 160 Comments

We have been treating nurses and gardai as equal in importance to receptionists and quango directors, they are not equal in importance, writes Aaron McKenna.

# pay - Friday 12 April, 2013

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

TEEU rejects 'Croke Park 2' proposals by two-to-one margin

Apr 12th 2013, 1:52 PM 7,491 Views 64 Comments

The union, which represents engineering and electrical workers, is the third to vote against the deal.

# pay - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction
# Salary
# Salary

Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 5,934 Views 34 Comments

Simon Coveney said today that the pillar banks had been contacted by the government about proposals to reduce salary levels.

# pay - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park 2 is a watershed moment in the Irish trade union movement

Mar 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 65 Views 93 Comments

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.

# pay - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Civil servant union to recommend No vote on Croke Park II
# Pay Agreement
# Pay Agreement

Civil servant union to recommend No vote on Croke Park II

Feb 27th 2013, 8:51 AM 6,697 Views 54 Comments

The AHCPS which represents more than 2,700 public sector workers says its members have already taken pay reductions of at least 15 per cent.

# pay - Friday 22 February, 2013

Average industrial wage rises to €828.88 per week
# Pay
# Pay

Average industrial wage rises to €828.88 per week

Feb 22nd 2013, 2:00 PM 37,762 Views 155 Comments

The latest CSO figures show the average worker makes €697.65, with an average working week of 31.7 hours.

# pay - Friday 15 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner to meet GRA as plans for industrial action get underway
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner to meet GRA as plans for industrial action get underway

Feb 15th 2013, 8:27 AM 11,352 Views 121 Comments

The GRA said plans are in place for members to “turn off the goodwill tap” from 22 February if the government refuses to budge on pay cut proposals.

# pay - Friday 18 January, 2013

SIPTU to seek pay increases for retail workers after Dunnes deal
# Retail Pay
# Retail Pay

SIPTU to seek pay increases for retail workers after Dunnes deal

Jan 18th 2013, 1:44 PM 6,531 Views 51 Comments

SIPTU welcomes Dunnes Stores’ agreement to increase pay by 3 per cent, and says it wants rises elsewhere.

33% of households have an income of less than €30,000 - NERI
# Pay Rates
# Pay Rates

33% of households have an income of less than €30,000 - NERI

Jan 18th 2013, 10:43 AM 5,672 Views 52 Comments

New NERI research shows that 62 per cent of households across the country have a gross income below the mean.

# pay - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Dunnes Stores 14,000 staff to get 3% pay rise
# Wages
# Wages

Dunnes Stores 14,000 staff to get 3% pay rise

Jan 17th 2013, 2:20 PM 20,468 Views 78 Comments

This will be the first pay increase for the retailer’s staff since 2007.

# pay - Saturday 12 January, 2013

HSE says strong interest in new nursing jobs, despite boycott calls
# Pay
# Pay

HSE says strong interest in new nursing jobs, despite boycott calls

Jan 12th 2013, 4:38 PM 8,187 Views 102 Comments

The HSE began advertising yesterday for graduate nurses and midwives – but nursing unions have call for a boycott of the jobs.

# pay - Friday 11 January, 2013

Troika recommends cuts to specialist doctors' salaries
# Euroleaks
# Euroleaks

Troika recommends cuts to specialist doctors' salaries

Jan 11th 2013, 11:25 AM 7,401 Views 27 Comments

In a leaked document, the Troika suggests a number of radical measures to address the health service overspend including hiring specialists from abroad, cutting doctors’ pay and making savings on the cost of drugs.

# pay - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Leap card: Daily Luas spend capped, and auto-top-up on the way
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

Leap card: Daily Luas spend capped, and auto-top-up on the way

Jan 10th 2013, 12:10 PM 13,213 Views 27 Comments

The National Transport Authority introduced the cap, and plans to roll it out for Irish Rail and Dublin Bus in the near future.

# pay - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries
# Pay
# Pay

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries

Jan 8th 2013, 11:38 AM 4,357 Views 57 Comments

SIPTU has written to the Minister for Health asking him to stop the HSE plan to recruit new nurses on lower salaries

# pay - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Nurses protest plan to pay graduates '80 per cent salary'
# Pay
# Pay

Nurses protest plan to pay graduates '80 per cent salary'

Jan 5th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,217 Views 200 Comments

Around 500 nurses held a rally to protest the plans by the HSE to hire new nurses on lower pay.

# pay - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:15 AM 21 Views 35 Comments

And the solution is far more complex than equal-pay legislation – it goes to the roots of our social system.

# pay - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Gender gap: Irish women pay 'high price' for motherhood
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Gender gap: Irish women pay 'high price' for motherhood

Dec 18th 2012, 10:26 AM 10,303 Views 32 Comments

A new OECD report shows that the gender pay gap in Ireland widens as women have children.

# pay - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Plight of nurses exposes futility of the Croke Park deal
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Plight of nurses exposes futility of the Croke Park deal

Dec 15th 2012, 8:15 AM 64 Views 110 Comments

We’re breaking the hiring freeze to staff our health service – and the new entrants will be taking the pay cuts nobody else wants.