Paschal Donohoe: pensions on the table in new public pay talks

Public sector pay to face international comparison

18th December, 2016

In a wide-ranging interview with The Sunday Business Post on the health of the economy, he said pay of state employees would be compared internationally and that any agreement would have to be affordable in the long term.

“I would be particularly critical of the first round of the benchmarking process because it did not make an explicit recommendation of the value and role of public sector pensions. As we move into 2017 and 2018...

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