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  An Post - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Post provides a universal postal service to all parts of Ireland and is a member of the Universal Postal Union.
An Post came into being in 1984 when, under the terms of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983, the delivery services of the Department of Posts and Telegraphs (PandT) were divided between two new organizations: An Post and Telecom Éireann (the latter being the telecoms operator now called Eircom).
An Post holds the licence to run the national lottery of the Republic through its subsidiary An Post National Lottery Company.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/An_Post   (432 words)

 An Post National Lottery Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Post National Lottery Company (Irish Comhlacht Chrannchur Náisiúnta An Post) is the company which has the licence of "the National Lottery" (Irish: "an Crannchur Náisiúnta") of the Republic of Ireland.
The company was founded by its parent company An Post under a licence issued under the National Lottery Act, 1986 by the Minister for Finance for a lottery.
The ownership of the company is between An Post and the Minister of Finance; it is split 80 to 20 percent respectively.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/An_Post_National_Lottery_Company   (346 words)

 Wikinfo | An Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An Post came into being in 1984 when, under the terms of the Postal & Telecommunications Services Act, 1983, the delivery services of the Department of Posts & Telegraphs (P&T) were divided between two new organizations: An Post and Telecom Éireann (the latter being the telecoms operator now called Eircom).
At its inception, during the early years of the Irish Free State, the Department of Posts & Telegraphs was the country's largest department of state, and its employees (most of them postmen) constituted the largest sector of the civil service.
In 2003, An Post rebranded its post offices network as "Post Office", with a new white and red logo, and introduced banking services in conjunction with Allied Irish Banks.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=An_Post   (312 words)

 Carroll v. An Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Having done so he later returned to the Post Office and gave to someone who appeared to be a member of the staff in the Post Office (who was in fact the Lotto agent’s husband) the requisite fee for playing the game (£16.00) and the four playslips.
The claim is based on negligence or alternatively on an allegation of breach of an implied term in the contract entered into between the plaintiff and the defendant company.
An independent contractor is one who undertakes to produce a given result but so that in the actual execution of the work he is not under the order or control of the person for whom he does it, and may use his own discretion in things not specified beforehand (See Bowstead on “Agency” 10th Ed.
www.ucc.ie /law/irlii/cases/817p_93.htm   (6094 words)

 Shake-up needed for An Post: ThePost.ie
An Post admitted that its restructuring programme was 18 months behind schedule in August last year.
Former An Post chief executive John Hynes told a Dáil committee in January last year that An Post's operating loss would be “a shade above breakeven, at plus €1million'‘.The same committee was told a year later by the company's new chief executive, Donal Curtin, that operating losses of €46.4 million were predicted.
An overtime bill of €38 million on collections and deliveries is under attack, as is the legacy of outmoded work practices, such as paying overtime for hours not worked.
archives.tcm.ie /businesspost/2004/12/12/story971.asp   (1166 words)

 Socialist View (Spring 05) - Defend An Post - Mobilise the postal workers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While this day was an outstanding success with over 8,000 taking part in the march (80% of An Post's staff), the CWU leaders agreed to call off further industrial action in return for a promise of talks from the government and management.
An Post and other state companies were initially saved from privatisation mainly because of opposition in society and amongst postal workers.
In 1998, An Post stated it was in danger of losing £20m due to the partial liberalisation of the market.
www.socialistparty.net /pub/pages/viewspring2005/5.htm   (2567 words)

 Campaign to save An Post launched - National Workers Issues - Indymedia Ireland
An Post is trading in a difficult position and the Government, board and trade unions need to help it through what is a fundamental change in how people do business in the modern world.
An Post has to change to survive bailing out an organisation that is not provding the service effeciently is just a waste of tax payers money.
Three worker directors at An Post have told the Communication Workers' Union that they have contacted board chairperson, Ms Margaret Mc Ginley, to inform her that they are seeking independent legal advice concerning the basis of the decision of the Board, taken in July to close the SDS (An Post Parcel Division).
www.indymedia.ie /newswire.php?story_id=67167&fontsizeinc=2   (4740 words)

 the Socialist, No. 2, Jan 2005 - An Post strike
An Post workers have had a 5% pay rise due under "partnership" withheld by the company, who have used the inability to pay clause.
An Post management's agenda must be challenged by all of the postal workers' unions.
An Post's "social obiligation" should be quantified and the government should provide the necessary state subsidy to allow our public postal service to continue to function.
www.geocities.com /socialistparty/Socialist/0501Post.htm   (928 words)

 Tierney v An Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In latter years, in common with all Post Offices, the sub-Post Office provided a number of services which are not strictly related to the postal service, and in particular provided a means for customers to discharge their telephone accounts.
The head Post Office for the area was situate at Kells in County Meath and all monies received by the Applicant had to be sent to that Post Office.
Where an appeal is being made by an Association, the officer must produce a communication from the Association, not later than 13 days after the rejection of his/her own appeal, signifying that an appeal is being lodged on his/her behalf.
www.ucc.ie /law/irlii/cases/268-98_e.htm   (9572 words)

 RTE Business - An Post anger after ComReg blocks plan
An Post says it is 'deeply disappointed' at the rejection by the communications regulator ComReg of its proposal for the introduction of delivery boxes.
It said that while An Post could offer to provide such a letterbox, there was no obligation on consumers to accept it, nor could An Post force people to avail of letterboxes some distance from their premises.
An Post described the proposal as 'fundamental' to its urgent need to reduce delivery costs in rural areas.
www.rte.ie /business/2003/0513/anpost.html   (256 words)

 AN POST Trispin Case Study No. 6
An Post is the Irish Post Office, and supplies postal and electronic communications, operates post offices, delivers parcels and administers the National Lottery.
The second workshop used a simple questionnaire to identify in an objective and structured way exactly where the An Post processes were positioned in relation to the Model.
An Post is recognised as one of the most innovative postal companies in Europe with key skills in the exploitation of IT.
www.cse.dcu.ie /cse/international/trispin/anpost.html   (1291 words)

 An Post / CWU
An Post is not a very successfull company right now, hemoraging over €40 million a year and being slated in every review they underog.
He was one of 226 employees in An Post earning basic salaries of less than €25,000 who received more than €50,000 in overtime payments in 2003.
An Post subsequently reinstated all suspended workers at its Dublin mail centre and said it was planning to hire 200 more temporary staff to clear the backlog caused by the suspensions.
www.redbrick.dcu.ie /~markpb/2003/000028   (752 words)

 Interview : An Post and the Threat of Privatisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An Post management is trying to convince the workforce that privatisation is the only way forward for the company.
The union as I said is strong in An Post, but instead of taking strength in that fact, and putting the real issues on the table for the government and the management of An Post it is just staying quiet.
An Post workers have been hit under the belt a number of times in the last few years, but the union instead of taking the opportunity to defend its members, it is just ignoring the situation.
struggle.ws /wsm/ws/2005/85/anpost.html   (1169 words)

 Western People: Conflicting stories from An Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Correspondence from An Post to local representatives outlines the downturn in the use of rural post offices and they are no longer viable.
A spokes person from An Post in a radio interview outlined the position in Mayo Abbey with the retirement of Liam Fitzgerald, An Post advertised for post office and got no takers, but were lucky that Malachy Byrne agreed to take the agency.
She clarified that this is not a downgrading but the closing of the post office and the opening of an agency.
www.westernpeople.ie /community/story.asp?j=15059   (445 words)

 BreakingNews.ie: An Post agrees to reinstate all workers
An Post has agreed to reinstate the 91 temporary workers who it claimed were not covered by LRC proposals aimed at kick-starting talks on the postal dispute.
The Labour Relations Commission’s proposals required An Post to reinstate all the workers it had suspended in the past two weeks because of the dispute.
The company and the Communications Workers Union accepted the proposals yesterday, but An Post subsequently refused to rehire the 91 contractors, claiming they were not covered by the LRC recommendations.
www.breakingnews.ie /2004/04/02/story141054.html   (298 words)

 Services provided by An Post - ComReg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An Post is immune from direct legal liability in respect of any loss or damage suffered by a person in the use of such postal services.
This means that An Post has a monopoly in the provision of such services but in consequence must obtain ComReg's approval before increasing prices.
An Post is not immune from direct legal liability in respect of any loss or damage suffered by a person in the use of such postal services, and it is possible to sue An Post in the Small Claims Court if complaints are not adequately resolved.
www.askcomreg.ie /post/.93.LE.asp   (618 words)

 The Socialist (Apr 05) - An Post should pay up now!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The main issue for all An Post staff is the payment of the 7% due under the national wage agreement, Sustaining Progress, that still hasn't been paid.
An Post currently has over €30 million available for what it calls "restructuring".
If the Labour Court decides that An Post cannot "afford" to pay the 7% or if they decide that the workers must sacrifice all or a large proportion of their back money, then many postal workers will be enraged.
www.socialistparty.net /pub/pages/socialist005apr05/5.htm   (391 words)

 RTE Business - An Post: Demspey won't intervene
An Post had warned that industrial action over Christmas, threatened by the Communications Workers Union, could have catastrophic consequences for the company.
In a statement yesterday, An Post said it had offered terms for staffing and overtime arrangements similar to those which applied last year.
An Post's second largest union, the CPSU, has expressed growing concern about the worsening industrial relations climate at the company.
www.rte.ie /business/2004/1112/anpost.html   (347 words)

 Careers World - An Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An Post is not only responsible for the processing and delivery of mail.
A flexitime system is in operation in An Post and there is also a job-sharing scheme.
An Post does not generally undertake recruitment for positions in the subsidiary and associated companies.
www.careersworld.com /htm/organisations/an_post/car_opp/index.whtm   (368 words)

 SDS dispute disrupts An Post parcel deliveries
Warning that there no parcel deliveries would be accepted until further notice, An Post said that it was unable to process parcels due to the industrial action.
While 180 workers are to be redeployed within An Post, 270 other workers at SDS are to lose their posts.
Last year, An Post declared that a "radical overhaul" of its parcels business, part of the objectives in the An Post Strategic Recovery Plan would help restore financial stability to the company which had reported operating losses of €43 million for 2003.
www.4ni.co.uk /businessnews.asp?ID=36972   (402 words)

 Gavin’s Blog » An Post
A dictionary definition is “The person or persons who control or direct a business or other enterprise.” In this case I would say An Post is persons - and the general tone of the billboard appears to be putting it in that context.
The billboards form part of a nationwide campaign to highlight the fact that the entire management team at An Post is not delivering.
I’m sure that the postman who volunteered to have his picture used on the billboard ads and leaflets will be happy to hear that there is a debate about something other than his suitability for a job as santa’s little helper.
www.gavinsblog.com /?p=2505   (511 words)

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 Former ESB manager joins An Post: ThePost.ie
A former head of ESB International, Curtin became chief executive of An Post in July 2002, inheriting a €47 million loss after the departure of former chief executive John Hynes.
Donald, former ESB company secretary and corporate affairs director, joined An Post later as director of regulatory and corporate affairs, heading a review of the semi state's business strategy.
A plan aimed at bringing An Post back into profit by next year proposes 1,450 redundancies and overtime cuts.
archives.tcm.ie /businesspost/2005/01/09/story1450.asp   (315 words)

 An Post Geo Directory
An Post delivery staff on-the-ground, supported by a team of 48 dedicated staff (40 An Post, 8 OSi) continuously update GeoDirectory.
Every building has been matched to an An Post delivery route.
Each delivery person receives a listing of their delivery route together with maps associated with that route.
www.geodirectory.ie /updating.html   (138 words)

 An Post International Lottery Company
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 An Post delivering once a week? if Im Lucky that is! - Page 2 - Askaboutmoney.com
It's kind of intermittent as my next door neighbour receives their post in differing days to us.
It seems as if the postman is choosing the post he takes with him due to the size of his postbag!
Apparently there is an embargo on the recruitment of new staff.
www.askaboutmoney.com /showthread.php?p=118669#post118669   (840 words)

 An Post - An Post Online Services Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An Post is Ireland's national postal service provider.
As the parent company operating Ireland's largest communications, distribution, logistics and financial related service networks, An Post provides a wide range of services to both business and personal customers.
Mar chomhlucht atá i gceannas ar an ghréasán is mó siopaí, dáileadh agus cumarsáide in Éirinn, cuireann An Post réimse leathan séirbhísí ar fáil do chustaiméirí gnó agus pearsanta.
www.anpost.ie   (200 words)

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