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# Pay Rates

All time
Opinion: Defence Forces personnel are the lowest paid workers in the public service
Oglaigh na h’Eireann is reaching a tipping point, a point of no return, in terms of recruitment, retention and falling numbers, writes Tom Clonan.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about Aer Lingus taking off, Neary’s golf balls and workers winning… and losing.
# Protests
Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers
SIPTU workers at Greyhound have been protesting about cuts since June 17.
# Pay Rates
33% of households have an income of less than €30,000 - NERI
New NERI research shows that 62 per cent of households across the country have a gross income below the mean.
# Explainer
Everything you need to know about the Croke Park Agreement
It is a key agreement between government and the public service representatives but just what exactly is the Public Service Agreement, as it is officially known, all about and why does it create so many talking points?
# JLCs
Seven Joint Labour Committees to be abolished
Only 6 out of the 13 current JLCs will survive – and while they “recognise” the “special position” of Sunday working, they can no longer set premium rates for it.
# Pay Rates
Average weekly earnings down
# Pay
Ireland's 10 highest paid public servants
And they all earn more than Brian Cowen.