Pay claims put ESB cost saving plan under threat

A claim for more pay and bonuses by highly-paid power station workers threatens to derail a crucial cost savings plan at the ESB, the company has claimed.

6th April, 2014

A claim for more pay and bonuses by highly-paid power station workers threatens to derail a crucial cost savings plan at the ESB, the company has claimed.

The 31 workers at the Dublin Bay Power Station in Ringsend, who earn an average salary of €111,000 per annum, have a lodged a 2.5 per cent pay claim they say they are owned under the now largely defunct Towards 2016 national pay agreement.

Trade union Unite has also lodged a...

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