Host Paul Dillon with guests Professor Bill Roche and Dr Valentina Paolucci

Episode 10: “Rights at Work: Pay Trends in Ireland and Collective Bargaining”.

In this episode of the Office Block, we look at current pay trends in Ireland. What is happening wages and salaries in 2019?  What is the role of trade unions in setting pay in Ireland?

Collective bargaining is the process where unions agree pay, terms and conditions with employers which apply across society. It leads to better outcomes for workers, and more equal societies. How does it work in practice? Why is it under strain in Europe?

To answer these questions and more, we drafted in Professor Bill Roche and Dr Valentina Paolucci of UCD to look at the detail.

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