Universities say they face shortage of funds to pay existing staff this year

Ireland“Universities say they are facing a shortage of funds to pay for existing staff this year due to a gap in Government funding to cover the cost of public sector pay increases. The Irish Universities Association (IUA), which represents eight of the State’s top-ranked universities, said a supplementary budget is urgently required this year to plug a €92 million hole in their finances …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 28 June]

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