Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. File  photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Staff in hospitals could ultimately have to foot the bill themselves in reduced terms and conditions to meet the cost of bringing in highly-paid priva(...)

Impact has warned that new pay rates for health managers could lead to problems  filling  top-level positions. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

New salary scales for senior managers appointed in future could pose difficulties for hospitals and health agencies in filling top-level positions, th(...)

Impact national secretary Louise O’Donnell said the confirmation of funds represented a breakthrough for the staff

A dispute over unpaid premium payments for about 400 social care staff in the West of Ireland has been suspended. Since September 8th, members of the (...)

Terms and conditions of staff working in the community and voluntary sectors and funded by State grant aid should be placed on a par with those in the(...)

Lansdowne House in Ballsbridge, Dublin, where a new public sector pay deal was agreed. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Lansdowne Road agreement, which provides for pay increases for nearly 300,000 staff in the public service, will be formally ratified today. The pu(...)

Vets have  rejected the proposed Lansdowne Road agreement. The deal was opposed by 92 per cent of members of the Veterinary Officers Association. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Vets have emphatically rejected the proposed Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay and pensions. The deal was opposed by 92 per cent of membe(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin: officials from his department reached a compromise with trade union representatives on May 30th which could see some public servants receive a €2,000 pay increase. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unite has become the latest organisation to recommend rejection of the proposed new public sector pay deal between unions and the Government. Speaking(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan: has expressed concern about the use of JobBridge in schools, saying she wished to be ensure there was ‘no abuse’ of the scheme. Photograph: The Irish Times

Almost 100 jobs in the education sector are being advertised under the JobBridge internship scheme ahead of start of the school year, including primar(...)

 Siptu president Jack O Connor. The union’s public service members have voted to support the new Lansdowne Road pay agreement. Photograph: The Irish Times

Members of the trade union Siptu who work in the public service have voted to support the new Lansdowne Road agreement on on pay for State employees. (...)

Shay Cody, general secretary of Impact, says the whole country needs a pay rise following the long period of wage stagnation. Picture Jason Clarke Photography.

Members of the country’s largest public service trade union, Impact, have voted strongly to accept the proposed new Lansdowne Road agreement on pay fo(...)