Unions to negotiate on changes to allowances for new workers

Ireland Ireland
The Impact public services union is calling for overtime rates to be maintained and low-paid workers to be protected in advance of negotiations over cuts to allowances. Workers newly recruited to the public sector or those promoted to new jobs are set to lose some allowances. The government has said that certain allowances – such as those for arduous work or unsocial hours – will be maintained but others will be cut. The unions have underlined the need to keep to the consultation requirements of the Croke Park national agreement and argue that while overtime hours have been cut there should be not cut to overtime rates.
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