Ireland - Labour Court recommends restore of pay cut - March 31, 2018

The Labour Court recommended that workers at a cleaning firm have half of a previous 5% pay cut restored. The pay cut dates from 2013 and trade union Siptu was seeking its restoration. Siptu also wanted the restoration to be significantly backdated. In its recommendation, the Labour Court said the range of pay rates for similar work cannot be sustained in the long term. The court found that full reversal of the pay cut could not at present be sustained by the division of the company if it is to remain profitable and sustain employment levels.

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