Tuesday, February 26 07:54:30
The final version of the new Croke Park draft agreement, which is expected to be published today, will not contain any reference to compulsory redundancies. Public Services Committee Chairman of the Congress of Trade Unions Shay Cody said the mention of such redundancies was contained in an earlier draft.
But the final version states there will not be compulsory redundancies according to RTE News.
Union member who participated in the talks are to be balloted on the proposals. The proposals include pay and pension cuts for higher earners, additional working hours and reduced premium and Sunday payments in various sectors of the public service. If agreed by members, it will run until 2016. ( C) Reuters