Industrial relations puts government on the ropes

Fine Gael does not want its legacy to be one of having blown the recovery by giving in to vested interests

13th November, 2016
Minister Paschal Donohoe Pic: RollingNews.ie

Less than a month has passed since Paschal Donohoe warned of a “domino effect” if any pay concessions were made to gardaí. As he addressed the media in Government Buildings after last week’s cabinet meeting, an image emerged of a public expenditure minister using all his might to hold up the pieces and stop them from falling one by one in a way that would eventually bring down the final piece – the coalition itself....

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