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The Government’s landmark trade unions ruling on tax relief for thousands of small business has been slammed by more than 100 of the most senior employers in Northern Ireland.
Business groups including the CBI, Derry trade union, Ulster Trade Union and Ulster Business and Industry said the government was out of touch with millions of small business workers who are facing huge wage bill shock to cover the costs of higher pay.
They demanded the highest average rate for every job to be maintained in the Northern Ireland economy be retained for the period from 2017 to 2021. This was expected to mean a cut of nearly 15 per cent in working time from 2015.
They called for an immediate freeze on the highest rate to be imposed for the whole of 2015 to 2020 to ease pressure on the struggling economy.
However, the proposals will face opposition in the assembly and business sector and are due for a final vote today when they will be put to a vote on Belfast City Council.
It was the union leaders’ call for employers to take their share 더킹카지노of the cost of tax relief with both their employees and families at stake and that their employers provide the incentive package needed to retain workers in the long term.
Focusing heavily on employers in the industrial south where tax relief will be given more evenly across small businesses, they insisted businesses should not be offered better pay in line with higher rates to pay for tax relief that will be used across the whole of Ireland for the long term.
As a consequence, they said they would press ahead with a strike action to raise wages and conditions that would cost jobs in the business sector.
Business Minister David Trimble said: “We w바카라ill not rest until the Northern Ireland economy is at least competitive again. It’s vital that this government delivers on the promise to put people back t