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Shorter working week for public sector workers

Over 150,000 public sector workers are in line to work fewer hours from July this year under a proposal that will cost €180 million.

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16.40 11 Jan 2022


Shorter working week for public sector workers


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Over 150,000 public sector workers are in line to work fewer hours from July this year under a proposal that will cost €180 million.

The move would see staff on a 39 hour week returning to 37 and a half hours, with those working 37 hours now only working 35.

Kieran was joined by Aodhan O’Riordan, Labour Party’s Enterprise spokesperson and Neil McDonnell, the CEO of ISME, who represent small and medium size businesses

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