File photograph of Tom Geraghty from The Public Service Executive Union  at the Department of Finance. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Mid-ranking civil servants have ruled out providing any additional productivity in return for pay restoration in forthcoming talks with the Government(...)

The president of the Public Service Executive Union - which represents mid-ranking civil servants - has ruled out providing extra work in return for pay restoration.

Mid-ranking civil servants have ruled out providing extra work in return for pay restoration in forthcoming talks with the Government. Public Service (...)

The NBRU has written to the Minister for Transport and said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private operators regardless of commitments or assurances provided in relation to terms and conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private oper(...)

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash. The chairman of the Low Pay Commission has told an Oireachtas committee that the commission will make its first report to Mr Nash by July 15th. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A total of 46 submissions have been received by the Low Pay Commission, which is to advise the Government on the appropriate rate for the national min(...)

A new Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation survey has found that almost 6 per cent of nurses and midwives are bullied on a near daily basis. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A large-scale survey carried out among nurses and midwives suggests that about 6 per cent are being bullied on a daily basis.The study findings indica(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has said any public sector pay deal must include reforms to work practices. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Comments from Fine Gael politicians suggesting that any reversals to public sector pay cuts must be accompanied by measures to increase productivity (...)

IMO president Dr Ray Walley and  Minister for Health  Leo Varadkar at the IMO annual conference in  Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

The proposed deal to provide free family doctor care to all children under six has divided doctors, with the plan being rejected by the National Asso(...)

Dunnes Stores workers Audrey Quinn and Pauline Gray  picketing outside Dunnes Stores on Henry Street, Dublin on April 2nd. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Industrial action at Dunnes Stores by members of the Mandate trade union is expected to escalate in the weeks ahead.A union spokesman said a meeting o(...)

Bus services operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann set to be disrupted on Friday May 1st.

Bus services operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann are set to be disrupted on Friday, May 1st as staff stage protests against the potential privatisa(...)

Dr Ray Walley said universal health care was “a philosophy which believes that everybody in this country is entitled to adequate, affordable and high quality healthcare”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government’s plans for universal health insurance would represent just another tax, the new president of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) Dr R(...)