Archive for Public Service Agreement

Howlin vows to ramp up Croke Park deal reforms

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 March 2011 by Steve

“The new minister in charge of reforming the public sector last night vowed to immediately push through the major reforms promised in the Croke Park deal …” (more)

[Anne-Marie Walsh, Independent, 12 March]

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Incentives may be needed to cut jobs, conference told

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 12 March 2011 by Steve

“The government may need to put in place some incentivisation scheme as well as relying on natural wastage to secure the cut in numbers it is seeking in the public service, the chairman of the group charged with implementing the Croke Park agreement has said …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 11 March]

IFUT disputes contention that Department of Education has ‘lost patience’ with the Federation

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 8 March 2011 by Steve

“IFUT has received no ultimatum from the Department of Education threatening pay cuts unless the Croke Park Agreement is accepted …” (more)

[Irish Federation of University Teachers, 7 March]

University lecturers urged to endorse Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“University lecturers have said that they continue to oppose the Croke Park deal, following reports that the Department of Education plans to impose pay cuts on more than 2,000 members if they do not back the agreement …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 7 March]

School secretaries vote for industrial action over wage cuts

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“Ireland’s school secretaries and caretakers have voted in favour of industrial action, in protest at pay cuts introduced at the start of this year …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 5 March]

FG to get the prize of finance ministry

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

“… The minister for public sector reform is a new role and will take in a large chunk of responsibilities currently enjoyed by the Department of Finance and other agencies. The minister will have an overarching remit across all government departments and will be responsible for implementing the changes agreed in the Croke Park agreement …” (more)

[Fionnan Sheahan and others, Independent, 5 March]

TUI to ballot immediately on Public Service Agreement proposals

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“The executive committee of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) this afternoon decided to ballot its membership immediately on the Public Service Agreement proposals …” (more)

[Teachers’ Union of Ireland, 4 March]