IMPACT backs Minister’s call for HSE ‘downsizing

IMPACT has said it believes health unions could support many of the proposals put forward by health minister Simon Harris at the Oireachtas Committee of the Future of Health Care today (Wednesday). IMPACT, which represents health and social care professionals, and health service clerical, administrative and managerial staff, said it supported the view that the […]

IMPACT backs Minister’s call for HSE ‘downsizing

New stats reveal disappearing public-private pay gap

A new analysis by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that public service workers now earn slightly less than their private sector counterparts when you take account of the so-called ‘pension levy,’ and factors such as occupation, education and length of service. The figures show that, on average, public sector staff earn 0.65% less than […]

New stats reveal disappearing public-private pay gap

Rescue 116

Added Thursday 16th March Statement on behalf of IMPACT’s Irish Aviation Executive Staff Association (IAESA) branch The Irish Aviation Executive Staff Association (IAESA) branch of IMPACT trade union, along with the entire aviation family, were devastated to learn of the loss of Rescue 116 in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Our thoughts are with […]

Rescue 116

Fundraiser for Syrian children

Members of IMPACT’s youth forum are holding a table quiz to raise funds for World Vision Ireland’s humanitarian work with refugee Syrian children. The event takes place at 6.30pm on 4th May, and branches are being invited to participate. The cost is €100 for a table of four, and donations are also being accepted for […]

Fundraiser for Syrian children

Pay rises sign of ‘normal functioning economy’

Public expenditure minister Paschal Donohoe today (Thursday) reiterated the Government’s commitment to negotiating a new public service pay deal, and said pay rises were the “sign of a normal functioning economy.” Speaking at the prestigious Industrial Relations News annual conference in Dublin, the Minister called for productivity measures introduced under recent agreements to be maintained, […]

Pay rises sign of ‘normal functioning economy’

New civil service travel and subsistence rates published

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has published revised motor travel and subsistence rates for civil servants. Unions and management agreed the new rates following last December’s arbitration hearing on a new system to calculate rates for officers required to undertake travel in the course of their duties. The new rates will apply from […]

New civil service travel and subsistence rates published