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Update 10pm Thursday 8th. June: TUI recommends rejection of proposed pay agreement

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland executive committee has voted unanimously to recommend rejection of the proposed public service pay agreement because it fails to tackle pay inequality for newer recruits. The TUI represents around 15,000 second and third level teachers and lecturers. “An unwinding of the unacceptable, unfair and inequitable two-tier pay system was the key […]

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Rank-and-file Gardaí warn they could reject new public pay deal

GRA says requirement for Gardaí to pay more for pensions ‘deeply disappointing’ Rank-and-file Gardaí have warned they could reject the draft new public service accord agreed on Thursday morning between the Government and trade union leaders. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) said it was “deeply disappointed” that under the deal public service staff with fast-accruing pensions – […]

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Draft agreement on public sector pay reached

Draft agreement on public sector pay reached The Government and public service unions have reached agreement on a draft pay agreement which will cost €880 million over the next three years or €1.1 billion over four years. The cost in 2018 will be €180 million. By the end of the agreement, 90% of public servants […]

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Pay talks divided over pension demands

Government insisting on greater pension contributions from public service workers Martin Wall Talks adjourned late last night as significant divisions remained between the Government and staff representatives on a new public-service agreement. While no proposals on pay improvements had been formally tabled, it is understood the Government was insisting on greater pension contributions from most […]

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