To further protect high salaries and cushion existing privileged workers in the public sector the only way forward is to cut starting salaries and remove allowances. Alex White has warned that a deal on the Anglo Irish Bank debt will directly influence public service pay discussions and does not see any agreement on pay cuts if the Anglo Irish Bank deal fails.
By the White logic here the monies need to be found elsewhere to pay our public sector bill. How about cutting new starting salaries by 50-80%, remove allowances and increments? Our existing public sector workers need more pay than the rest of us because they deserve it. Also why does no Anglo Irish Bank deal means no pay cuts? shouldn't it translate to more cuts? A very sharp and twisted man this Alex White.