Minister of State for Employment Pat Breen issued a sectoral employment order setting the rates that electrical contractors should pay employees. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennells

Electrical contractors cannot be forced to contribute to the builders’ pension scheme following the latest round of a court challenge to a Government (...)

National Electrical Contractors Ireland members must  increase electricians’ pay to between €23.49 and €24.34 an hour, depending on service, from about €18 to €21 an hour. Photograph: iStock

A Government order setting minimum pay for electrical contractors could close businesses and cost jobs, the High Court heard this week. Following a L(...)

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association confirmed on Friday that a majority of Aer Lingus members had backed the pay deal. Photograph: Reuters

Aer Lingus pilots voted for pay increases of almost 11 per cent over close to three years in a ballot completed on Friday. A tribunal chaired by seni(...)

Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Aer Lingus pilots are expected to be in line for pay rises of close to 9 per cent over three years, it is understood under recommendations due shortly(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton: insisted the existing contractual rights of workers in sectors covered by Registered Employment Agreements were unaffected by the ruling. Photograph: David Sleator

Employment in the construction sector was effectively deregulated yesterday after the Supreme Court struck down as “unconstitu(...)

General secretary of the Technical, Engineering and Electrical Union  Eamon Devoy.

MARTIN WALL Members of the Technical, Electrical & Engineering Union have voted to reject the proposed Croke Park agreement. Th(...)

Staff at Bord Gáis  have agreed a wage freeze and performance-related pay deal with its 1,100 staff in a bid to save ¤34 million over the next four years

[BYLINE1]BARRY O’HALLORAN[/BYLINE1] State-owned energy group, Bord Gáis, has agreed a wage freeze and performance-related pay deal wit(...)