Tag Archives: private sector

Wilful ignorance and the business agenda

Section Committee member Ronnie Munck and TCD’s Brian Lucey argue in the Irish Independent for a deeper role for universities, beyond the short-term skills needs of business. Advertisements

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The Irish university is in crisis, through massive under-funding combined with commercialisation and managerialism. Sign these principles to help defend higher education in Ireland.

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Public pay cuts risk 10,000 jobs, says NERI

Public sector payroll cuts of €1bn are likely to amount to actual savings of €250m, and to cost 5,000 to 10,000 jobs, half of them in the private sector, says NERI. Read the summary here (pdf).

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CP2 is key to the war on wages, says Unite

Unite, one of the other big general unions, also strongly opposes CP2. It sees the proposals as integral to an attack on wages in both the public and private sectors.

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