Ireland - Unions seek 3.1% pay increase - December 31, 2017

Trade union confederation Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) is urging unions in the private sector to seek a minimum pay increase of 3.1% and compensation for what it termed the ‘excessive costs’ of housing, childcare and pensions. The call was published in the ICTU’s Private Sector Bulletin, which cites the improving economic and labour market situation and the increasing costs associated with childcare and housing as some of the reasons for the new pay claim. The ICTU’s private sector committee issued the advisory on pay bargaining for 2018 to member unions in the private sector.

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