Two ​more unions urge No vote for pay deal

Posted in Governance and administration on June 24th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“There are growing fears that the union representing mostly lower-paid civil servants will reject the public sector pay deal. It is understood that members of the Civil and Public Services Union (CPSU) are becoming increasingly vocal about their disappointment over the terms of working hours and money that were signed off on in the recent Lansdowne Road agreement …” (more)

[Emma Jane Hade and Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 24 June]

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Low-paid civil servants demand the closure of wages gap

Posted in Governance and administration on May 9th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The trade union representing low-paid civil servants has warned it will pull out of next week’s pay restoration talks ‘like a hare from a trap’ if there is no attempt to close the gap between its members and higher-paid public servants …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 9 May]

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Government told to ‘lay off’ public servants

Posted in Governance and administration on May 11th, 2013 by steve

“The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants also warned private sector workers that once the ‘slashing’ of pay, terms and conditions had been completed in the public sector, it would be used as a model by private sector employers to ‘dumb down’ their pay and conditions …” (more)

[Marie O’Halloran, Irish Times, 11 May]

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Croke Park II is an unjust targeting of public sector

Posted in Governance and administration on May 10th, 2013 by steve

“In June 2010, the members of the Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants voted an 85% Yes to the first Croke Park agreement. We did so in a spirit of good faith and social solidarity …” (more)

[Dave Thomas, Irish Times, 10 May]

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Anti-Croke Park II unions to meet

Posted in Governance and administration on April 6th, 2013 by steve

“The eight union executives which have urged their members reject the Croke Park II deal will meet officially for the first time next week to discuss a strategy to ‘protect existing pay rates and terms and conditions’ …” (more)

[Stephen Rogers and Jimmy Woulfe, Irish Examiner, 6 April]

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Union ballots members on Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration on March 20th, 2013 by steve

“The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants has said it has begun balloting its members on the Croke Park deal …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 13 March]

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Public sector unions to campaign for a rejection of Croke Park II

Posted in Governance and administration on February 27th, 2013 by steve

“Unions representing staff at either end of the hierarchy in the civil service are to campaign for a rejection of Croke Park II …” (more)

[Stephen Rogers, Mary Regan and Shaun Connolly, Irish Examiner, 27 February]

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Union to direct civil servants to reject proposals

Posted in Governance and administration on February 27th, 2013 by steve

“The union representing higher civil and public servants is to recommend that its members reject the proposed new Croke Park agreement in a ballot …” (more)

[Martin Wall and Dan Keenan, Irish Times, 27 February]

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CPSU: Croke Park deal ‘is not going to work’

Posted in Governance and administration on February 27th, 2013 by steve

“Trade Unions are now mulling over the revised Croke Park Agreement and making up their minds on whether they will accept or reject it …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 27 February]

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Trade union to recommend vote against Croke Park extension

Posted in Governance and administration on February 26th, 2013 by steve

“The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants will be recommending a ‘No’ vote in a ballot of its members on the proposed extension of the Croke Park Agreement …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 26 February]

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