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Listen: Unions Says 2% Pay Rise For Public Sector Staff Must Go Ahead In October.

: 05/18/2020 - 10:12

Union leaders say a two per cent pay rise for public sector workers must go ahead as planned in October - despite the dire state of the country's finances as a result of Covid-19.

Under the final stage of the deal 330,000 public sector workers, including nurses, gardaí and teachers, along with council staff, are due to get the rise.

Author and columnist Eamon Delaney says the timing of this is just all wrong:

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