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15 January 2009 Edition

Now government targets public service workers

15 January 2009

FIRST it was the elderly and their medical cards, students attempting to access third level education, and the lowest paid workers in the 26 Counties targeted by the 1% levy. Now indications from the Irish Government are that it fully intends to target low and middle-income public servants. Such workers it seems are to face pay cuts and possibly job cuts as part of the government's ongoing ham-fisted response to the current economic crisis. Free article

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