# pay-cap - Today’s News
There’s a lot going on up North in the New Year.
# pay-cap - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.
# pay-cap - Monday 25 November, 2013
The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.
# pay-cap - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.
# pay-cap - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty says Kevin Murphy’s total remuneration package of €586,000 breached the government’s own pay cap.
# pay-cap - Thursday 5 April, 2012
A number of university heads have reportedly ignored requests to reduce their pay below €200,000.
# pay-cap - Monday 2 April, 2012
However, one senior employee at the State agency refused to accept the reduction.
# pay-cap - Sunday 29 January, 2012
The Minister for Transport said that exceptions can be made to the €92,000 pay cap on ministerial advisers.
# pay-cap - Saturday 28 January, 2012
Sinn Féin representative Paul Donnelly called the figure “an absolute disgrace”.
# pay-cap - Monday 16 January, 2012
The reported decision to pay Simon Coveney’s special adviser €38,000 a year above the Government pay cap has been slated by Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming.
# pay-cap - Thursday 20 October, 2011
Six of the government staff are paid more than €92,000 a year – the rate at which wages were officially capped in July.
# pay-cap - Wednesday 21 September, 2011
Three top academics at Irish universities are each earning more than a quarter of a million euro a year.
# pay-cap - Wednesday 27 July, 2011
Pat Rabbitte asked the heads of the three semi-States under his remit to accept voluntary pay cap of €250,000 a month ago – they still haven’t given him an answer.
# pay-cap - Tuesday 26 July, 2011
Matthew Elderfield says the pay cap is making it tough to get the best talent. Should we consider lifting it?
# pay-cap - Wednesday 22 June, 2011
But the State’s next round of public CEOs will still earn as much as the next President, and more than the Taoiseach.