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Higher-paid civil servants demand more from new deal

Agreement likely to be passed amid little sympathy for those earning over €65,000

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

7th June, 2015

Public sector workers will soon have the chance to vote on the Lansdowne Road Agreement which will deliver a pay increase of over €2,000 for most of them.

But this week has seen a pushback from senior civil servants, hospital consultants and college lecturers who have complained that the deal is unfair for their members.

They are all united by one thing – most of their members are earning over €65,000 and will only get...

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