Two midwives are to receive a pay increase and backmoney after the State decided not to contest potential infringement procedures being brought by the European Commission. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Two midwives are to receive a pay increase and backmoney after the State decided not to contest potential infringement procedures being brought agains(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe said: “I am committed to the tendering of 10 per cent of bus routes.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Transport has again given his support to controversial plans to put out to tender a number of routes traditionally operatedby Dublin (...)

New legislation on the employment law framework seeks to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and simplify a process of referral

Last month, details of the conditions endured by three Filipina maids at the residence of the ambassador from the United Arab Emirates made national h(...)

In  House of Waterford Crystal in the city, in 2010, after the former company went into receivership. Photograph: David Sleator/Irish Times

Conor Kane When the first lump-sum payments from the Government reach former Waterford Crystal workers in the coming months they will symbolise a vic(...)

Former Waterford Crystal workers at a Unite rally outside Leinster House last year  calling on the Government to protect the workers’ pension entitlements

The 1,770 former Waterford Crystal workers – along with the broader business community in the city – will undoubtedly be raising a glass this Christma(...)

Former Waterford Crystal workers and their representatives are due great credit for their persistence in the face of the indifference of successive governments to their plight. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was the ultimate blue-chip investment, a must in every sensible Irish portfolio. But even its storied history and the marketing genius of Anthon(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton said a mediated process had been a “very good outcome” for the former Waterford Crystal workers. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A deal that has settled the long-running Waterford Crystal pensions dispute will cost taxpayers €180 million. A sum of €41 million will be made availa(...)

The Waterford Crystal plant at Dungarvan, Co Waterford. The company collapsed in 2009. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Waterford Crystal workers will get a lump sum of €1,200 per year of pensionable service in the company, along with their “modest” pensions, Tan(...)

 Former Waterford Crystal workers at a rally about their pension entitlements, outside Leinster House in Dublin in July last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Cabinet is expected to consider proposals on Tuesday for a pension deal for former workers at Waterford Crystal.The proposed deal, drawn up by Lab(...)

Pay rise: the TEEU union is looking for increases of 5 per cent for members in both the public and private sectors. It is seeking to recoup concessions made on pensions and conditions. Photograph: Alan Betson
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In the run-up to Christmas last year, the chief executive of the Labour Relations Commission, Kieran Mulvey, forecast that pent-up pressures for incom(...)