CPSU votes to reject Public Sector Agreement


The Civil Public and Services Union (CPSU) has voted to reject the Croke Park deal by over 2 to 1.  This is a very significant result as the 13,000 CPSU members are the lowest paid public sector workers in the country, the grades that might have benefited from the supposed role back of the pay cut is savings were delivered.

The result of the CPSU ballot on the Croke Park Draft Agreement was as follows

Number of Ballot Papers Issued:       13,312
Number of Ballot Papers Returned:     9,835
Spoilt Votes:                                           77
Total Valid Poll:                                  9,758 (74% turnout)

In Favour:      3,231  33%
Against:         6,527  67%