Civil Service News 2014


Civil service unions to explore cooperation

IMPACT and other civil service unions have agreed to explore improved coordination in a range of areas from the provision of financial services to better cooperation in negotiations on pay and conditions. 


IMPACT won’t accept PMDS appeals charges

IMPACT has told civil service management it will not countenance a Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) proposal that civil servants should pay €437 if they appeal their PMDS performance management outcome.


Union tables issues in agriculture dispute

IMPACT has tabled a comprehensive list of the issues that caused industrial action in the agriculture sector, which has now moved into its second week.


Civil service cross-stream promotion cracked

IMPACT’s long-running campaign to open up civil service promotion procedures has succeeded, with the publication of a new circular, which confirms that any civil servant with the necessary skills, experience and attributes can compete for any promotion advertised.