Friday August 14, 2020

Comment: We pay the price of being rich

The government has good reason to be concerned about the industrial relations consequences of the August inflation figures, which showed the annual rate climbing to 4.5 per cent.

9th September, 2006

The government has good reason to be concerned about the industrial relations consequences of the August inflation figures, which showed the annual rate climbing to 4.5 per cent.

In this matter, perception is everything, and the perception that the unions have signed up for a zero per cent real-wage increase over nearly three years will not make life easy for the government or its close friends in the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu).

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