Average weekly earnings in Ireland increased by 3.5% in the final quarter of 2019 to €783.62, figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
Almost three in 10 workers say they would take a 10% pay cut to work for a company committed to helping solve issues such as climate change and inequality.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
High rents are making it so difficult for employers to get staff that some companies are renting properties themselves and then letting them in turn at sub-market process to employees according to the chief executive of the Irish Society for Small and Medium Enterprises (ISME).
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
Rising rents, high interest rates and the increasing cost of doing business are among the threats to Ireland's competitiveness.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
SIPTU have confirmed that construction workers want a 12% pay rise over three years.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
The Catholic diocese of Waterford and Lismore has said it did not have enough money to pay its priests' wages at Christmas due to a major falloff in the amount of donations collected from parishioners.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Bank of Ireland has said all payments due to hit accounts this morning should be up to date.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2018
Some of Ireland's principals are among the best paid in Europe, according to a European report.
Sun, 14 Oct, 2018
Minimum wage workers are more likely to transition to higher pay than remain on the minimum wage, according to a new study.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has welcomed a report which has found pay is not the main issue affecting the recruitment and retention of staff within the public sector.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Some workers are 42% better off since the beginning of the recession, according to new research.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
The Central Bank is expecting wages to rise faster than previously thought as the country gets close to full employment.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Public outcry has led to a promise that politicians salaries will be reduced and bonuses recently paid to ministers given to charity in Poland.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Irish workers could be forced to pay 10% of their wages into a new pension scheme.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
A belief that inflation will stay subdued despite the pick-up in global growth, is driving market expectations that interest rates will remain very low for the rest of this decade.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
Irish people enjoy some of the highest average earnings among OECD countries but end up with one of the lowest disposable incomes due to high personal taxes and the cost of living, a new report shows.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Government will be powerless to force RTÉ to publish the salary details of any presenter earning more than €100,000 if the publicly-funded State broadcaster refuses to do so.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Minimum wage workers are set to see their pay increase by up to €12 a week in January in a move employers claim is not affordable and could threaten jobs.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Economists such as John Fitzgerald have correctly questioned the merit of returning to pre-crash pay levels in the first place, the political system here seems intent on capitulation on that point, writes .
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
The new public pay deal will buy the Government another three years of industrial peace. But the pacification of around 300,000 workers in the public sector has come at a cost, and a rather hefty one at that, says .
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Public sector wage increases and the jobs boom in construction may be driving an outsized increase in pay and earnings, the latest official figures suggest.
Sat, 27 May, 2017
Labour leader Brendan Howlin said it would be welcomed if all companies published what they paid their staff in wages.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
The thorny issues of pension contributions and restoration of pre-financial crisis hours formed the basis of the latest installment of talks between the Government and unions on a new public service pay deal.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
France-based journalist Gavin Mortimer shared the L'Equipe reports on social media.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Labour Party spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform, Seán Sherlock, has called for the Government to immediately begin talks with public sector trade unions.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
Higher civil and public servants are demanding accelerated restoration of pay after claiming they earn up to 60% less than their private sector counterparts.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
The Irish Greyhound Board is defending the high level of wages in the company - despite a fall in attendances, prize money and meetings.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Governmental plans to cut public-sector pensions would be unconstitutional the Dáil has heard.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
The Government is to crack down on employers’ exploitation of low-paid workers through zero-hour, low-hour and banded hours contracts.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
Real earnings may have increased by almost 320% in the last 77 years but fell by 7% from 2009 to 2011, the largest fall since the Second World War.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
There wasn’t much of it for a while, but you hear more about it now: Complaining about wages. Not just bemoaning your own, but someone else’s, and how you’d be glad to get the money they’re asking for, for the job they’re doing.
Mon, 01 May, 2017
tackles the wage packets of some of your beloved, and less so, soccer stars and whether or not they deserve the kind of money they make.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Former workers for scandal-hit suicide prevention charity Console are being forced to borrow money to pay family bills as the State has failed to pay them three months wages owed to them by the group.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
As the Irish Congress of Trade Unions pushes for private sector pay rises of 4% in 2017, employers say the figure could be 2.5% or 3% this year.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
A HSE audit of children’s charity Barnardos found the CEO and senior management salaries were paid in excess of health sector pay rates and that unclear information was provided to the board and to the media in relation to the CEO’s salary and his donations,
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
The high cost of rent and issues sparked by Brexit cast a shadow over an otherwise improving economic picture, according to an annual salary survey of employers and workers.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
A majority of companies are planning to award pay rises next year, according to Ibec's latest HR Update report.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Sinn Féin is today calling for pay across the public sector to be restored to pre-2012 levels.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Wages are expected to rise and the unemployment rate remain at 4.9% when official figures are published on Wednesday.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
Sinn Féin has confirmed that a review of salaries for its Oireachtas members is under way.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
An unpublished “minority” report by a third of the Low Pay Commission recommended a “significantly higher” minimum wage hike than the 10c increase that has been announced.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016