Stalemate looming at partnership pay talks

Whatever goes on behind closed doors, if their rhetoric is anything to go by, unions, government and employers are agreed on one thing: a new partnership deal is an essential part of the effort to turn Ireland’s economic fortunes around.

5th July, 2008

Whatever goes on behind closed doors, if their rhetoric is anything to go by, unions, government and employers are agreed on one thing: a new partnership deal is an essential part of the effort to turn Ireland’s economic fortunes around.

There the consensus ends. Because what each side considers essential is a partnership deal which suits themselves. Government and employers want a pay freeze. Government in particular says it cannot afford to give...

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