Increases in pay and other improvements in the construction sector, which come into force from today, have been welcomed by SIPTU.
A new Sector Employment Order was introduced by the Government in a ministerial order.
According to the trade union, it will lead to improvements in pay of 5.4% over two to the union's 14,000 construction operative members.
It also confirms the 39 hour working week and overtime terms.
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