IBOA general secretary Larry Broderick: “We believe it is time for an increase in remuneration after a pay freeze lasting over six years – especially since this has been a period of major restructuring within AIB involving a substantial reorganisation of the business and significant job losses.” Photograph: Tommy Clancy

Staff at AIB are seeking a pay increase of about 3 per cent. It is understood the finance union IBOA is looking for a deal that will give AIB staff pa(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said that it has no formal role in the investigation of complaints about long waits on hospital trolleys. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said that it has no formal role in the investigation of complaints about long hospital trolle(...)

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

The Government concluded a series of side deals with trade unions as part of the process that led to the proposed new Lansdowne Road agreement on publ(...)

Staff on low incomes who cannot benefit fully from the pension levy changes will receive special salary increases to bring them up to the €1,000 level. Photograph: Getty Images

The new public service pay restoration deal, which will see most public service staff receive €2,000 on a phased basis, will cost the State €566 milli(...)

Brendan Howlin, Minister for Publin Expenditure and Reform, speaking to the media outside  Lansdown House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In return for the increased earnings set out in the new Lansdowne Road agreement, unions will have to sign up to delivering greater productivity. T(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin said the public service pay deal would cost €566 million over three years  and would “secure a peaceful industrial relations environment until September 2018”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Most of the county’s public servants will receive a pay boost of €2,000 under a deal reached between the Government and trade unions. Some 300,(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has indicated  his priority in the pay restoration talks would be to assist those on low pay. Photograph: Eric Luke

Staff in public service appear to be set for an increase in earnings of about €1,000 next year under a proposed pay restoration deal between the Go(...)

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (PNA) nurses have voted by 80% against acceptance of the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) proposals

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (PNA) nurses have voted by 80% against acceptance of the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) proposals fo(...)

Negotiations between trade unions and Government representatives on pay restoration for about 300,000 staff in the public service will begin in earnest this week.

Negotiations between trade unions and Government representatives on pay restoration for about 300,000 staff in the public service will begin in earnes(...)

Mmbers of SIPTU and NBRU on strike at Phibsboro station earlier this month.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Under the new proposals to end the bus dispute the Government’s controversial plans to put out to tender some routes operated by State transport compa(...)