Ireland -Demand of 6% pay increase at postal services -May 07, 2014

Workers at An Post and Eircom are to seek pay rises of 6%, one of the largest percentage increases to be sought in the current series of claims being lodged by trade unions following several years of pay freezes and cuts for many workers.

Workers at An Post and Eircom are to seek pay rises of 6%, one of the largest percentage increases to be sought in the current series of claims being lodged by trade unions following several years of pay freezes and cuts for many workers. Details of the 6% pay claim emerged at the delegate conference of the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) which represents 8,500 members in An Post and 3,500 in Eircom. A spokesman said that staff in Eircom had had an effective 10% pay cut through the introduction of 9-day fortnight while employees in An Post had had a pay freeze.

English: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/staff-in-an-post-eircom-to-seek ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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