Ibec and Siptu push for new national agreement

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy and Siptu president Jack O'Connor have both spoken of the need for a new national agreement between employers, unions and government.

9th February, 2014

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy and Siptu president Jack O'Connor, the leaders of the country's largest employers' organisation and its largest trade union, have both spoken of the need for a new national agreement between employers, unions and government.

While both men stress that they are not contemplating a return to the social partnership agreements of the late Celtic Tiger era, they say that an agreement on an ''incomes policy with a mechanism for resolving...

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