All civil service bodies must have action plans indicating the tasks, projects and initiatives they are implementing under the Agreement and report regularly on progress to the Implementing Body of the Agreement. The Irish Government`s emergency budget for 2009 and the 2010 budget resulted in wage cuts for a number of civil servants. A series of strike actions followed.  The agreement builds on the important reform of the civil service under the 2010-2014 public service agreement and sets out a number of other measures needed to support the development of a more integrated, efficient and efficient public service. According to the implementing body, the number of employees was reduced by 28,000 euros in March 2012 and the annual payroll by 3.1 billion euros.  More than 7,000 public servants were reportedly transferred.  The 2010-2014 Croke Park Agreement between the government and public service unions includes a number of measures to reduce the public service workforce. to ensure considerable savings and efficiency gains; and for the reform and modernization of the civil service, while preserving and improving the services it provides to the public. Depending on the provision of savings and compliance with the agreement, the government has made certain commitments to civil servants: the Croke Park Agreement, officially known as the “Public Service Agreement 2010-2014”, is an agreement between the Irish government and various trade unions and representative organisations in the public sector.  It is named after Croke Park, a large sports arena with conference facilities in Dublin, where negotiations took place.
In return, public sector unions have agreed not to proclaim trade union measures and to cooperate in broad public sector reforms aimed at reducing efficiency, flexibility and redeployment, as well as reducing costs and staff.  The Croke Park Agreement was an obligation to change the way the utility managed its operations in order to reduce both costs and the number of people employed in the public service, while the utility could continue to meet service needs. The public service or “Croke Park Agreement” 2010-2014 was reached with ICTU as well as GardaÃ and Defence Force Associations. The agreement officially titled “The Public Service Agreement 2010-2014” was signed by ICTU on 6 June 2010. In a context of layoffs and wage cuts in the private sector, the government has agreed not to impose layoffs in the public sector or further wage cuts in the public sector.  This department has developed two separate action plans â€“ one for the ministry and its agencies, and a second for the broader education sector. The Haddington Road Agreement between the government and public service unions 2013-2016 sets out a series of wage and productivity measures that will be implemented in the public service between 2013 and 2016. . . .