Ireland -Labour relations commission meets on public servants sick leave -May 17, 2012

Public service management presented its proposals for the reform of public service sick leave to trade unions in the labour relations commission. The unions have rejected the offer, claiming it does not address abuse of current uncertified leave possibilities and, instead, will harm employees suffering from chronic or long-term illnesses. The unions furthermore argued that take-up of uncertified sick leave in all official reports is very low and employers have no proof of the contrary. A pay deal is said to be unlikely.

English: http://www.impact.ie/iopen24/labour-relations-commission-meeting ...

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0517/breaking19.html

 

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