Scrapping Fempi legislation immediately ‘unaffordable’

Ireland“Now is not the time to jeopardise the country’s economic progress by prematurely repealing financial emergency legislation, the Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe has said. In a letter to public service trade unions on Thursday he said immediately scrapping the legislation, which underpinned the various cuts to terms and conditions for staff across the public service over recent years, would be ‘unaffordable’ …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 7 July]

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