Unions Left To Consider New Pay Proposals

After more than 22 hours of talks held at the Labour Relations Commission unions are now to consider a new set of proposals for public service pay, RTÉ have reported.

Refusing to comment on any details of the new proposals Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin said that while public servants had already contributed recovery, this would be the last ask. He added that the unions would now be given the time they needed to properly consider the proposals.

RTÉ quoted Mr Howlin as saying: ‘I'm not taking anything for granted with regard to the ballot that's still out there. But I'm asking public servants to walk with us on this final leg of the path. I think it's really important."


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