Thursday 8 December 2016

Cuts expose fantasy of worker solidarity

Published 04/02/2010 | 05:00

IT seems that the law of the jungle applied when the Government decided on who would bear the brunt of public sector pay cuts.

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Notions of fairness and, heaven forfend, 'morality' were clearly scoffed at.

As a public sector worker, one of the unlucky ones without my hand on the nation's power switch or air traffic control panel, I have had to swallow my medicine and take a 20pc pay cut over the course of the 'partial' financial emergency.

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