Chairman of the public service committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Shay Cody, said  there would not be any changes to peoples’ terms and conditions as a result of the new talks process. “Productivity is something public servants deliver, day in, day out,” he said. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The first session of talks between the Government and trade unions on pay restoration for about 300,000 public service staff ended after 15 minutes.Go(...)

Eoin Ronayne, general secretary of the CPSU said there was likely to be significant divisions among public service unions on the Croke Park issue. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has said it is simply dishonest for trade union campaigning against the Croke Park agreem(...)

Junior doctors vote against the Croke Park 2 at the IMO conference in the Hotel Europe, Killarney at the weekend.Picture by Don MacMonagle

The Irish Medical Organisation has warned that industrial action by doctors is a possibility if the Government seeks(...)

The Irish Medical Organisation, which represents doctors, has warned it may take industrial action over the proposed extension to the Croke Park agreement. Photograph: Reuters.

MARTIN WALL, Industry Correspondent, in Killarney The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has warned that industrial action by doctors was a(...)

Siptu president Jack O'Connor will annouce the union’s stance on the Croke Park agreement this afternoon. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Siptu president Jack O'Connor has said the union unequivocally hopes members vote to accept the proposed Croke Park agreement. The union,(...)