Sam Donnelly, Co Director of Sam’s Barbers in the Blanchardstown shop, one of seven in the barber chain. Photograph: Alan Betson

Salaries for top roles in the cash-rich finance and technology sectors may be up by one fifth, but it isn’t just in multinationals that employers face(...)

Private sector unions should seek pay increases in the range of 2.5% to 4.5% next year for their members, Ictu has said. Photograph: iStock

Private sector unions should seek pay increases in the range of 2.5 per cent to 4.5 per cent next year for their members, the Irish Congress of Trade (...)

Given the majority of wealth in Ireland is tied up in property, Dr Roantree said the Government might be better off looking at adjustments to the current Local Property Tax  regime. Photograph: iStock

A once-off wealth tax could be used to raise revenue to fund vital public services and pay for Covid, a senior Irish economist has said. As the Gover(...)

 Maeve Culloty of Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar,  and Martin Shanahan. CEO of IDA Ireland. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is to add 150 new high-tech jobs in Ireland over the next two years as the company expands its operations here. This(...)

Average weekly earnings across the economy are €773.62 per week. This works out at €40,748 for a full year. Photograph: iStock

Wages and salaries are firmly on the rise, as confirmed in the latest Central Statistics Office figures, which show that average weekly earnings in th(...)

Public sector workers earned an average of €961.67 per week compared with €722.81 in the private sector in the period October-December. Photograph: iStock

The average weekly wage earned by workers in the final quarter of 2019 was €783.62, a 3.5 per cent rise on the same period a year earlier, according t(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: Fianna Fáil has rejected his comments as “nonsense”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has suggested to union leaders that Fianna Fáil proposals could see a pay freeze being introduced for more than 300,000 staff a(...)

Private sector workers are now receiving much higher pay rises than those on offer to staff working for the State, the largest public service trade union has said.

Private sector workers are now receiving much higher pay rises than those on offer to staff working for the State, the largest public service trade un(...)

Leslie Garvan  on board one of his two fishing boats in  Kilkeel harbor in Northern Ireland. Photograph: James Forde for The Irish Times

Leslie Garvan, a trawler owner from Kilkeel in Co Down who has done well out of fishing, wants to take back what he views as rightfully British. “Go (...)

Wrightbus workers  outside the plant in Ballymena: they hope for good news with acquisition. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

The 1,200 workers let go at Ballymena busbuilder Wrightbus when it crashed into administration are waiting to hear how many of their jobs will now be (...)

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