Irish Life staff accept pay rise and lump sum

Irish Life staff accept pay rise and lump sum

Nearly 1,000 staff at Irish Life are about to get a pay increase and a lump sum of €1,500.

It comes after the members of Unite voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting a recommendation by the Labour Court which will see pay rise by between 2% and 7%.

Staff are also being compensated for the end of a profit-sharing scheme through the lump sum payment.

Trade Union Unite said the deal would mean €5m would flow into the pockets of Irish Life workers, which would in turn "boost the economy".


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