Labour Court orders NCT firm to up staff pay rises

Applus National Car Testing saw profits jump 50 per cent in 2016 but said it could not meet demands

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
17th December, 2017

The company behind the mandatory National Car Test has been instructed by the Labour Court to give greater pay rises to its staff.

Workers at Applus National Car Testing Service went to the Labour Court looking for a 5 per cent annual pay increase for vehicle inspectors, administration staff and call centre staff.

The company, however, argued that its contract with the state meant it was unlikely to be entitled to income increases within the next...

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