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  • 29 July 2014

    ICTU warns on tax cuts

    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has warned that any tax cuts in the forthcoming budget would have to be funded by reduced public spending or increased taxes elsewhere. Its pre-budget submission says tax reform should instead come in the form of ...

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  • 29 July 2014

    Talks on water staffing expected

    Local talks over annual service plans for water provision will take place between unions and management from September. Each local authority must produce an annual service plan under its 12-year service level agreement with Irish Water, which guarantees t...

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  • 28 July 2014

    Universal health insurance (UHI) to cost families 3,600 a year

    Government plans for universal health insurance (UHI) do not exclude children, which means the cost could run to 3,600 a year for a family of four, according to IMPACT trade union. Speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal this evening (Thursday) ...

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