Anne-Marie Walshe: It's not a mass exodus and it won't cause sea change for public sector
Published 01/02/2012 | 05:00
THE retirement of thousands of public servants before the end of this month has nothing to do with the Government trying to cut the number of state employees.
It is about public servants getting out before their pensions are hit by a pay cut that reduced their wages two years ago.
Their salaries dropped by an average of around 6pc because of these pay cuts.