public sector pay deal

War of words: Unions decry ‘unacceptable’ pay proposal as government warns of fallout from strikes

The government has proposed a pay rise of more than 8 per cent in just over two years, while those in the lowest income sector would see increases of 12 per cent

Kevin Callinan, Fórsa general secretary: “there is a level of anger right across public service organisations today that this government is out of touch with what public servants do and how they need to be awarded.” Picture: Conor Healy / Picture It Photography