Government prepares new rules to allow for public sector pay cuts

The government is preparing new regulations to allow for reduced premium payments, changed rosters and the redeployment of staff for public sector workers.

11th May, 2013
Kieran Mulvey of the Labour Relations Commission. Photo: Feargal Ward

The government is preparing new regulations to allow for reduced premium payments, changed rosters and the redeployment of staff for public sector workers if unions are unwilling to re-engage in the Croke Park II process.

It is understood that new legislation is not required to make such changes to terms and conditions of employment. In contrast, legal advice has been sought from the Attorney General on legislation - previously revealed in *The Sunday Business Post*...

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