Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) including TUI president Seamus Lahart, teachers Rachel Flynn, Kyle Clarke, Conor Crowley and Ciara Stack. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Whoever wins the general election will face having to address ongoing demands for a full reversal of lower pay arrangements introduced during the aust(...)

About 19,000 members of the TUI plan to hold a one-day stoppage on February 4th over the two-tier pay issue in schools.

A teachers’ strike over the issue of a two-tier pay system is set to go ahead on Tuesday and close hundreds of second level schools across the State. (...)

 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(...)

Details of the timing of an  ASTI ballot on whether to strike  over the two-tier pay system for teachers are likely to be determined next week. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Second-level teachers who are members of the ASTI are to ballot for strike action over the two-tier pay system in schools. Hundreds of schools are al(...)

Teachers’ Union of Ireland: Two-tier pay structure has seen service to students damaged. File photograph: The Irish Times

Up to 1,100 second-level schools, institutes of technology, technological universities and centres of further education may have to close on February (...)

The Government said on Wednesday that from next summer all medical specialists will be appointed under a new Sláintecare consultant contract which will not allow private practice. File photograph: Getty

Hospital consultants who commit to working only in public hospitals will be offered a salary of up to €250,000. The Government said on Wednesday that(...)

An Irish Congress of Trade Unions  report estimates it would take an ordinary worker 212 years to earn the same as CRH chief executive  Albert Manifold  in 2018.

A new report drawn up by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) estimates it would take an ordinary worker 212 years to earn what the chief executi(...)

There are currently two CIÉ staff pension schemes, both with multimillion euro deficits

Several thousand pensioners who formerly worked for the State-owned CIÉ transport companies are to share a once-off €1 million boost as part of propos(...)

Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Staff at Virgin Media represented by the trade unions Unite and Siptu have voted to take industrial action over proposed redundancies. A strike com(...)

The IMO will on Wednesday urge its hospital doctors to support a vote on industrial action. File photograph: Getty Images

Hospitals are facing potential disruption after Christmas with doctors expected to back plans for a ballot for industrial action over pay and recruitm(...)

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