Sunday 23 July 2017

John Drennan: IMF slams 'outrageous' public pay rates

John Drennan

John Drennan

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.

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