Ireland - Pay Commission report sets the tone - May 31, 2017

The Public Services Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) said, following the publication of the Pay Commission report, it was time to move swiftly into talks on accelerated pay recovery for public workers. It said it noted the commission’s conclusions that there was now near-parity between average public service pay and private sector earnings, and that average public service earnings were currently 8 per cent lower than in 2008.

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