John Drennan: IMF slams 'outrageous' public pay rates
Published 27/03/2011 | 05:00
The EU and the IMF are carrying out an intensive investigation into Irish public sector pay.
As part of this process, high-level European and IMF bureaucrats have compiled a list of top-level public sector pay and are believed to be deeply unimpressed by the huge disparities between the packages secured by European public sector mandarins and their Irish counterparts.
A series of recent surveys by government bodies such as Forfas has revealed that Ireland's doctors, nurses, police and teachers are among the highest-paid public servants in the world.