National agreement on public service reforms continues to deliver

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Last year the government and trade unions negotiated the Croke Park agreement. This was a commitment that there would be no more pay cuts or compulsory redundancies as long as the unions and public sector employers worked together to deliver major savings. A joint statement from the government and the unions acknowledges the success of the agreement although notes that further restructuring and redeployment still need to be implemented. The government has said the restriction on recruitment might be more flexible but there is as yet no scope to compensate for the pension levy and pay cuts that were put into effect in 2009 and 2010.
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