The AGSI described the Horgan report as a “missed opportunity” to forensically examine pay, allowances and industrial relations matters in the Garda organisation.

Garda organisations have questioned the legality of any move to impose pension sanctions on their members if they engaged in strike action. The Garda(...)

Report estimates that, if the value of the cost of the provision of pensions is taken into accout, total remuneration for gardaí would be in excess of €100,000. Photograph: David Sleator

Any garda who engages in strike action should lose their right to build up their pension entitlements for five years, a major new report on pay and in(...)

AGSI sources said the union would likely be prepared to accept some sort of “ground rules” in exchange for access to the Workplace Relations Commission, while GRA sources noted that other European police forces had waived their right to strike in exchange for higher pay. File photograph: Getty Images

The Government is considering introducing new restrictions to prevent gardaí from engaging in strike action as they had threatened last month. Sourc(...)

 AGSI president Antoinette Cunningham: She  said the result backs its contention that allowing gardaí use of State industrial relations agencies works.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mid-ranking gardaí have followed their rank-and-file colleagues in backing a pay deal, ending the threat of a widespread policing strike. The Associ(...)

The threatened unprecedented strike by over 12,000 gardaí had seriously spooked some Ministers. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

The Government will be very relieved at the decisive decision by rank-and -file gardaí to accept the Labour Court recommendation on pay. The threat(...)

Is anyone in the Garda Representative Association (GRA) able to look beyond what they perceive to be their own self-interest? Because if so, they shou(...)

Gardaí recorded the largest rise of 5% from €1,191.01 to €1,251.09 in the year to the third quarter

Members of the Garda enjoyed the largest rise in average weekly earnings of all public sector workers during the third quarter of this year compared w(...)

Government sources say there is a “degree of confidence” Agsi will vote to accept the deal, although the outcome of the GRA ballot is much less predictable

The Government faces the prospect of Garda strikes again in the new year unless two ballots now under way result in the acceptance of a pay deal form(...)

File image of ASTI teachers on strike. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

During the recent economic crisis Ireland managed to sail a steady course through very turbulent waters. In the public service, wages were reduced, pa(...)

Siptu president Jack O’Connor. He set a deadline of Thursday next week for the Government to announce that new pay talks would go ahead. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The leadership of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) has not advised its 10,500 members of how to vote on a pay deal recommended by the Labou(...)

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