Pay & Incomes


Pay talks to start next week

IMPACT and other unions received a formal invitation to negotiations on public service pay recovery yesterday evening (16th May). Arrangements are now being made with the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), which will facilitate the talks, with the aim of starting work early next week. []


April date agreed for pay improvement

The €1,000 increase, originally due for payment from 1st September 2017 under the Lansdowne Road agreement (LRA), has been brought forward by five months and will now be paid from 1st April 2017. The payment, which is worth €38.33 a fortnight before tax, is due to all public servants who earn €65,000 a year or less. []