Spanish company Applus said it had ‘significant operational costs’ due to the pandemic. Photograph: iStock

The Labour Court has recommended that National Car Test (NCT) operator Applus grant workers a 6 per cent pay increase. The court has made the recomme(...)

 Shannon Airport: passenger numbers collapsed in 2020 to 360,000, down from 1.72 million in 2019. Photograph:  Arthur Ellis/Press22.

The Shannon Group has stated that it will restore a unilateral 20 per cent pay cut imposed on its workforce once airport passenger numbers reach one m(...)

Impact national secretary Louise O’Donnell said the confirmation of funds represented a breakthrough for the staff

A dispute over unpaid premium payments for about 400 social care staff in the West of Ireland has been suspended. Since September 8th, members of the (...)

Impact national secretary Louise O’Donnell said the issue over pay arrears dated back to 2004. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

About 800 social care workers are owed at least €10 million in pay arrears, the trade union Impact has said.Speaking at the union’s health and welfare(...)

Anthony Staines: “We really have to think carefully and we have to explore the models. Whateverwe bring in, it’s going to change.”

The current health system is full of “galloping inefficiencies and galloping waste” but a new system must be found for taking money from people as pa(...)

Siptu official Paul Bell said the unions would now pursue their case in the Labour Court. Photograph: Eric Luke / The
Irish Times

Trade unions have said that the HSE is tolerating top-up payments to senior managers in some voluntary agencies while refusing to address the issue of(...)