New higher clerical officer scales
The number of civil service higher clerical officer scale posts will increase this year and next, following an agreement struck during the talks that led to the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA), which was backed by unions last year.
The percentage of people on higher scales will increase from 15% to 20% of clerical officers in 2018. A further increase to 25% will take place in 2019.
Fórsa is keeping the matter under review in all civil service departments to ensure that the agreement is properly implemented.