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President on RTÉ’s Prime Time: “Pay issue must be addressed”

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has said it will not be co-operating with a new five-year programme to reform An Garda Síochána unless the issue of pay is addressed. The Modernisaton and Renewal Programme, published yesterday, outlines plans for greater visibility of gardaí, advanced IT systems, increased resourcing and training and the placing […]

Call for mandatory sentencing for assaults on Gardai and emergency responders 

General Secretary on Newstalk: “AGSI will not cooperate with Garda modernisation programme unless pay issues are addressed”

Middle ranking gardaí say they will not cooperate with a planned modernisation programme unless their pay demand is addressed. General Secretary John Jacob speaks to Newstalk Breakfast. Listen to the interview here A five-year modernisation plan was announced yesterday, including a €200 million investment in ICT. The force will strengthen its capability in areas such as economic crime, […]

AGSI Statement on Public Sector Pay Proposals

IRISH TIMES: AGSI ‘will not engage’ with Garda reform until pay issue resolved

This article by Vivienne Clarke was originally published on IrishTimes.com Government cannot be ‘selective’ in implementing new plan, says senior Garda group The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) will not co-operate with a new Garda reform programme until the outstanding issue surrounding pay for senior gardaí is resolved, the association’s general secretary has said. […]

AGSI Statement on Public Sector Pay Proposals

MEDIA STATEMENT: AGSI Members Won’t Implement New Garda Plan

Modernisation & Reform Programme 2016-2021 rejected by Sergeants and Inspectors pending restoration of pay and related matters   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has written to the Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan to inform her of their objection to the implementation of the Modernisation and Reform Programme 2016-2021 launched today. General Secretary John Jacob, commenting after a […]

Call for mandatory sentencing for assaults on Gardai and emergency responders