Playing catch-up on public sector pay

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5th February, 2017
2016 had it's fair share of workers strikes such as this one involving the Luas workers Pic: RollingNews.ie

So Asti is still outside the tent. The decision of its members, in line with the recommendation of its leadership to reject the government’s pay offer, is another headache for both government and teachers. Since the Labour Court decision on the Garda dispute, the government has been playing catch-up on public service pay.

The patch-up job, while the Duffy Public Service Pay Commission Report is awaited, has cost an unforeseen €120 million on...

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