Revealed: Overhaul for civil service pay as just 1% lose out on hikes

Just 148 civil servants had increments withheld for poor performance

3rd January, 2016
Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin

The government is to overhaul how civil servants are awarded pay increments, after fewer than 1 per cent of workers had their money withheld for poor performance.

Just 148 of the more than 30,000 workers in government departments and bodies had increments blocked in 2014, according to figures seen by The Sunday Business Post.

All civil servants are rated by their managers every year on a five-point scale, and face having salary increments withheld if they score less than...

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