Wednesday April 8, 2020

Taoiseach aims to keep unions onside

When the dust settles on the new social partnership deal, the verdict may be that Taoiseach Bertie Ahern needed an agreement more than the partners themselves.

3rd June, 2006

When the dust settles on the new social partnership deal, the verdict may be that Taoiseach Bertie Ahern needed an agreement more than the partners themselves.

The process of delivering a successor to Sustaining Progress has been the most protracted in the 19-year history of centralised pay deals. The pay terms and new labour standards have now been settled but the contentious talks on pensions will continue on Tuesday.

Employers are resisting the unions’ demands...

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