Pay & Incomes
The union has received a small number of queries from members, who expected a reduction in the so-called pension levy this month. […]
Policy and regulatory failures have caused significant losses for hundreds of thousands of pension scheme members and seriously eroded confidence in the principle of pension provision, according to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU).
Average hourly earnings in the public sector have fallen by 5.4% since the end of 2008 according to new official data. Weekly public service earnings decreased at nearly the same rate (5.1%), or just under €50 a week.