Dermot Ryan: former  head of external affairs at Amnesty International Australia and chief of staff of Australia’s Transport Worker Union

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has tapped the Irish head of external affairs at Amnesty International Australia in its search for a successor to t(...)

Financial Services Union general secretary Larry Broderick has ruled out joining corporate boards after he retires next year. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

The head of the Financial Services Union (FSU), Larry Broderick, has called on the State to maintain a bonus cap on the bailed-out banks and set out a(...)

Staff at AIB are in line for average pay increases of 2.2 per cent following recommendations made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Staff at AIB are in line for average pay increases of 2.2 per cent following recommendations made by the Workplace Relations Commission. The proposa(...)

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty. He refused to sign the final banking inquiry report, described the recommendations as “extremely weak”

The Labour Party has told the Irish Bank Officials’ Association that it would use €500 million from the sale of State shares in domestic banks to part(...)

Ulster Bank headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ulster Bank has agreed a pay deal with staff that will involve average increases of close to 2 per cent for employees both sides of the Border. The (...)

 Strikers  picketing outside Dunnes Stores in Cornelscourt,  south Dublin. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Dunnes Stores outlets remained quiet as striking workers placed pickets outside more than 100 branches across the State. While some shoppers passed pi(...)

In January, AIB announced plans to outsource 170 staff in its IT division. This involves outsourcing three elements of its IT services – telecoms, operations security, and hosting and storage. Photograph: Thinkstock

Some 40 AIB staff could transfer to Eircom after accepting arrangements to outsource their roles at the bank’s IT operation. In January, AIB announce(...)

AIB recently outsourced a large number of support roles to the Noonan Group. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB is considering outsourcing certain activities at its mailing centre in Sandyford, Co Dublin, which could impact about 32 staff there. The bank co(...)

It is understood that Bank of Ireland’s cheque clearing volumes on the island of Ireland have roughly halved in the past five years to 240,000 paper items per day.

Bank of Ireland has informed 130 staff in its cheque clearing division that it intends to outsource their roles to an external provider called BancTec(...)

AIB moves to outsource jobs

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is confident that €20.8 billion invested by the State to save AIB can, in time, be fully recouped by the taxpayer.(...)

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