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Will strike action be avoided in public sector pay talks?

Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath has said that the government is prepared to make an improved offer to public sector unions seeking pay increases ahead of next month’s Budget, However, the unions will be asked to show flexibility and that...

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07.15 15 Aug 2022


Will strike action be avoided in public sector pay talks?


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07.15 15 Aug 2022


Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath has said that the government is prepared to make an improved offer to public sector unions seeking pay increases ahead of next month’s Budget,

However, the unions will be asked to show flexibility and that pay increases will not be able to match the record levels of inflation.

John King is SIPTU Deputy General Secretary.


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