The Bill to abolish severance pay is being sponsored by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin.

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has said he believes that savings required in the health budge(...)

CPSU general secretary Eoin Ronayne said it was agreed in the talks that led to the Haddington Road deal that the overall savings being sought by the Government would be determined on a pro-rata basis across the public service.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The union representing lower-paid civil servants has said there is no way its members will pick up any shortfall in the Government’s target for(...)

CPSU general secretary Eoin Ronayne said it was about time the Government began preparing to restore pay rates after years of austerity. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / IRISH TIMES

Lower-paid civil servants have demanded that they should receive priority from the Government in any restoration of pay rates in the public ser(...)

Lottery staff are seeking a once-off recognition payment as part of the privatisation.

The €405 million sale of the National Lottery is likely to be concluded next week after workers backed proposals for the trans(...)

The next operator will be Premier Lotteries Ireland, comprising British operator Camelot and An Post when the consortium takes over the franchise in 2014

National Lottery staff are seeking the right to return to An Post as part of the transfer arrangements for the new lottery licence.Most of 103 staff a(...)

General secretary of the CPSU Eoin Ronayne. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lower-paid civil servants have voted to accept the proposed new Haddington Road agreement on public service pay.Members of the Civil Public and Servic(...)

Irish Nurses and Midwives general secretary Liam Doran. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The union representing lower-paid civil servants is to recommend that they reject the proposed new Haddington Road agreement on public service pay in (...)

Teachers who lose supervision and substitution payments as part of a revised Croke Park II agreement would receive the money back as part of th(...)

Siptu vice-president Patricia King has said today’s talks at the Labour Relations Commission have been “very exploratory”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Health service management have offered nurses a deal which would restore double-time premium rates for Sundays and public holidays in return fo(...)

Eoin Ronayne, General  Seceretary of the CPSU arriving for talks with other public sector unions this month.   Photograp: Dara Mac Donaill / THE IRISH TIMES

The union representing lower-paid civil servants is to ballot for industrial action up to and including strikes if the Government unilaterally (...)