[Irish Independent] - Councils are threatening to turn off the street lights to balance their budgets. What other choice do they have when they cannot cut staff or the enormous pay bill so that they can work within their means? If this goes ahead, we will be paying for
[Irish Independent] - The out-dated Croke Park Agreement is no solution and until the minister and those concerned accept this, we cannot move on. Public servants are left in limbo by the Government and their unions. That is why they may feel demoralised. A job for life is
[Irish Health] - The IHCA says it has has written to the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) to confirm its willingness to engage in non-binding discussions with the HSE under the Croke Park agreement. Health Minister James Reilly wants work practice changes from
[Irish Times] - INTERVIEW: FOR THE second time this week a Labour Minister in the Government has backed the idea of longer hours for teachers in the next Croke Park agreement on public sector pay and reform. Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural
[RTE.ie] - The minister said: "No minister for reform or government can bring reform to the public service without a structure being in place to facilitate its delivery, and for the moment anyway Croke Park is that structure." Keywords: croke park agreement
[Irish Examiner] - "Now I don't intend to have negotiations over the airwaves but I do want to send this message - we are not going to be breaching the Croke Park Agreement. Our members' core pay is protected and that means overtime rates, it means rates of hourly pay.
— Authority 440 Following recent discussions in Ireland about the Croke Park agreement on public service pay and reform, and its effect […] Shay Coady, General Secretary of IMPACT, Ireland’s largest public service trade union. The Croke Park agreement is […] ‘national recovery plan.’ These are among the savings and reforms listed by the Croke park implementation body on its new
[Irish Medical Times (blog)] - More than half the medical professionals who voted in the latest Irish Medical Times poll have opined that the Croke Park agreement is detrimental to the delivery of healthcare. The live, interactive poll posed the question, 'Do you think the Croke