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 […]
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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, […]
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 MEDIA NOTIFICATION Tuesday 24th May 2016, 12:30pm Leinster House Gates, Kildare Street Statement from AGSI President, Antoinette Cunningham “The National Executive of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) will hold a picket outside the gates of Leinster House today from 12:30pm-2:30pm. The protest is part of the Association’s pay restoration campaign and a call […]
This article was originally published on IrishTimes.com. Several hundred senior gardaí have begun marching towards Leinster House in a protest to seek restoration of their pay to 2008 levels. Members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, dressed not in uniform but wearing blue t-shirts, are marching from Dublin Castle to highlight what they […]
Are the Gardai prepared to go to prison over pay restoration? ‘We will do whatever we have to do,’ says AGSI President on Paul Williams podcast. Is there a summer of discontent brewing between the government and An Garda Siochana? If their calls for talks about pay restoration aren’t heeded that’s what being threatened, according […]