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Irish work more, pay more and earn less

Irish purchasing power 16 per cent below EU-15 average Figures highlight need to move Minimum Wage towards Living Wage March 26th: Irish workers put in more hours, pay more for good and services, and earn less than their European counterparts … Continue reading

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Latest CSO figures explode public sector pay premium myth

Time to debate on basis of fact March 15th: Unite has welcomed today’s report from the CSO which dispels popular myths about public-private sector pay differentials and instead shows that, overall, public sector workers are paid slightly less than comparable … Continue reading

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Unite calls for package of measures to help close ‘unaffordable gender wage gap’

March 8th:  Unite today called on the Government to introduce a package of measures to close the gender pay gap, which currently sees women earning, on average, nearly 15 per cent less than women.  Speaking on International Women’s Day, the … Continue reading

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Lowest-paid will be biggest winners from forthcoming round of private sector pay claims

Minimum wage workers set to benefit by 50 cent per hour in bid to tackle poverty pay November 17th: Workers earning the Minimum Wage of €9.15 per hour – whose hourly pay will be increased by just 10c per hour … Continue reading

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Unite calls on Government to commit immediately to principle of pay equality

Public Sector pay inequalities require urgent resolution October 30th: Unite today called on the Government to give an unambiguous commitment to the principle of equal pay for equal work. Unite’s statement comes as ASTI members take industrial action over pay … Continue reading

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