Biggest wage rise in three years
Monday 08 October 2012
Wages rose an average 1.7% in the third quarter, the biggest rise since the end of 2009, central statistics office CBS said on Monday.
The largest rises were in the industrial sector (2.3%) and construction (2.1%). There was little movement in the hospitality sector but a recently negotiated pay and conditions agreement (cao) will come into force in the fourth quarter.
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