Iarnród Éireann introducing pay cuts, SIPTU threatens industrial action
UPDATE: SIPTU has given notice to Irish Rail of their intention to take industrial action over the proposed pay cuts to staff.
Iarnród Éireann is to introduce a controversial cost-savings programme which will include pay cuts for staff from next month.
The proposals involve a temporary foregoing of basic pay ranging from 1.7 per cent for staff earning €56,000 or less (74 per cent of its workforce) and up to 6.1 per cent for those earning over €100,000.
The proposals have been accepted by a ballot vote by the UNITE trade union, TSSA and TEEU, although they...
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