Adrian Kane

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Siptu divisional organiser Adrian Kane said at the meeting the Minister did not give any commitment to a date for holding a referendum on the ownership of water services. Photograph: PA

The Government has no chance of winning support for plans to move about 3,500 local authority staff under the control of Irish Water without a constit(...)

Green bin for recycling household domestic waste material in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Calls for the State to take back control of household waste collection have been made following publication of a major review of the sector commission(...)

Many public service personnel will receive two  1%  pay rises this year as well as an incremental increase as they moved up their scale

Any move by the Government to “recalibrate” the current public service pay deal will be resisted wholeheartedly, Siptu, the country’s largest union, h(...)

Shay Cody, joint general secretary of Fórsa trade union, arriving for pay talks at the Department of Finance on Friday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Unions are optimistic that the Government will agree to accelerate steps to end the two-tier pay system for newer entrants to the public service. Ta(...)

Adrian Kane of Siptu: said Irish Water workers were “very angry” that they were not being paid what they had earned. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Water staff are set to challenge a board decision not to pay performance-related awards. Workers at the utility were in line for bonuses of up (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: hopes Irish Water followed  through on decision not to pay bonuses this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Management at Irish Water and the trade union Siptu are to hold further talks in coming weeks on foot of moves by the company to end controversial bo(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he hopes Irish Water “amicably” follows through on a decision to not pay staff bonuses for this year given the “difficulties” at the utility company. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he hopes Irish Water “amicably” follows through on a decision to not pay staff bonuses for this year give(...)

Joan Burton and Alex White are to take part in hustings with trade unions as part of the race to succeed Eamon Gilmore as Labour leader. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Trades unions will host a hustings ahead of the Labour leadership contest between Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and Minister of State for(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Figures released by Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese of its parishes at the weekend indicate an improvement in its finances for the year to the en(...)