Union disputes claims about pay cuts in the private sector

The IMPACT trade union has criticised the government for pushing ahead with plans for pay cuts in the public sector on the basis of claims that this was a trend in the private sector. However, a survey by consultants Mercer found only 9% of companies cutting pay while the majority of employers looking to reduce salary costs implemented pay freezes or used other methods such as unpaid leave. [Read more at > IMPACT (EN)->http://www.impact.ie/iopen24/impact-says-mercer-report-private-sector-payroll-cuts-exposes-flawed-logic-minister-finance-n-294.html]

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