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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.

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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.

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