New public sector deal locks in austerity

Trade unions and the Government have negotiated a pay deal for all public sector workers.

New public sector deal locks in austerity

Picture: SIPTU recommends this shameful deal Some unions will start voting in the next week. The deal is a major setback and effectively locks in austerity measures brought in during the recession. It awards minuscule pay rises but effectively gives the Government a blank cheque in other areas. It copper fastens pay inequality; newly recruited […]