Tom Geraghty

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John Mercer, left, who succeeds Tom Geraghty, right, as chief executive of Mercer Ireland.

Human resources and employee benefits consulting giant Mercer has named John Mercer as the new chief executive of its Irish business. Mr Mercer, who(...)

Teachers from the INTO, ASTI and TUI protesting before a Government report on pay equalisation. File photograph: Alan Betson

Tens of thousands of staff who entered the public service in recent years on lower pay rates appear likely to receive special increases to allow them (...)

Tom Geraghty, joint general secretary of Fórsa. He  said Ireland’s strengthening exchequer recovery means it is possible to deal with the pay issue earlier. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Public service unions want the Government to bring forward to next year the provision of increased pay for newer entrants to the public service. The (...)

Minister of State John Halligan has said he asked a man who applied to be his private secretary if he had children during the interview process.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Minister of State John Halligan has said he asked a man who applied to be his private secretary if he had children during the interview process. The (...)

Minister of State John Halligan asked a female official if she was married during a job interview. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister of State John Halligan should admit that questioning a woman about her marital and family status during a job interview was wrong but his act(...)

Tom  Geraghty of the Public Service Executive Union suggested the odds on a deal being reached were lengthening.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Unions believe that talks on a new public service pay agreement will probably end next Wednesday. However there is still considerable disagreement be(...)

The letter points to the political and financial support which successive Irish governments have given the Palestinian people. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Almost 90 leading artists, academics and former ambassadors have signed a letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging the Government to formally recognise t(...)

Public sector unions are likely to argue that the Government report does not take account of the 2009 pension levy. Photograph: iStock

Last week one of the main public-service union leaders warned his members that the Government was likely to bring up the issue of pensions in the fort(...)

Under  current proposals, the PSEU and the CPSU, which both have about 10,000 members - largely in the Civil Service - would join together with Impact, which has about 60,000 members across the wider public service. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Mid-ranking civil servants have expressed concerns at plans to amalgamate three existing trade unions into one organisation which would represent more(...)

Delegates during the PSEU annual conference at the Clayton Hotel, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

There will be no concessions by trade unions in the forthcoming talks with the Government that would lead to disimprovements in pension entitlements, (...)

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