Irish Rail concerned about rise in managerial pay claims

Recent Labour Court decision could encourage more demands for pay increases

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
29th December, 2019
Irish Rail concerned about rise in managerial pay claims
Irish Rail had an operating deficit of €1 million last year.

Irish Rail is worried that a recent Labour Court decision will trigger a flurry of pay claims by its senior management.

An unnamed manager took the company to the Labour Court earlier this year claiming that he had been placed on the wrong pay scale after a promotion last year.

The manager had been put on a scale where the upper range was €99,409, whereas he claimed he was entitled to be on a different...

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