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Tough budget will mean demands for pay rises, warns trade union

A tough budget may lead to increased calls for pay increases from workers, the leader of the country’s biggest trade union has warned.

7th October, 2013
Jack O'Connor.

A tough budget may lead to increased calls for pay increases from workers, the leader of the country’s biggest trade union has warned.

Siptu leader Jack O’Connor is to tell his union’s conference this evening that if the government exceeds the 5.15 per cent deficit target for Budget 2014, his union will urge the private sector committee of Congress to “spearhead a radical new drive for pay increases across the economy”....

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