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New utility may mean cut in core water sector jobs

Up to 3,000 public sector staff working in water services could be replaced by privately contracted workers once the new utility company, Irish Water, is operational.

14th April, 2012

Up to 3,000 public sector staff currently working in water services could be replaced by privately contracted workers once the new utility company, Irish Water, is fully operational, *The Sunday Business Post* has learned.

Environment minister Phil Hogan will bring proposals to cabinet on Tuesday, where it is expected the government will endorse Bord Gáis Energy (BGE) as the preferred entity to run the new water utility, replacing the service currently provided by the country's 34...

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