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IDA chief executive explains his comments on wage cuts

IDA chief executive Barry O’Leary has responded to criticisms levelled at him by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) over his comments on wage cuts by multinationals.

11th July, 2009

IDA chief executive Barry O’Leary has responded to criticisms levelled at him by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) over his comments on wage cuts by multinationals.

Ictu said his comments that such wage cuts were needed to maintain competitiveness was ‘‘utter nonsense’’.

O’Leary said that his remarks had been taken out of context and that he had been talking solely about IDA client companies and had never...

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