Earnings continue to rise but public sector workers see wages grow faster

Ireland“The good news is that average weekly earnings continue to rise across the country; the bad news for private sector workers is that the gains made by public sector workers continue to outstrip private sector wage increases. According to latest figures from the Central Statistics Office, average weekly earnings rose by 1.7% in the year to September 2017, up to €714.41 …” (more)

[Fiona Reddan, Irish Times, 27 November]

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