Government report urges 10% pay cut for top jobs

A new government report has called for pay cuts of up to 10 per cent across top levels of the public sector.

31st October, 2009

A new government report has called for pay cuts of up to 10 per cent across top levels of the public sector.

The report into public sector pay argues that Ireland’s top civil servants are earning more than their counterparts in the private sector and overseas.

The unpublished report, submitted to the Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, last month, recommends cutting the wages of high-ranking civil servants by between 8 per cent and 10...

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