Over 4,300 people completed our survey and the views of both sectors are represented in the findings. Employees all over Ireland took part, discussing their opinions and workplace experiences over the last two years, along with their expectations for the next 24 months.
The following highlights some of the key points that came out of the survey:
3 in 5 (59 per cent) of the public sector respondents who had an opinion oppose the pursuit of rolling industrial action.
79 per cent of public sector respondents have taken a cut in basic pay in the past two years and 64 per cent have taken a reduction in their benefits.
Two in three (67 per cent) public sector workers anticipate further cuts to their pay in the next two years and 55 per cent believe their benefits will reduce further.
65 per cent in the private sector foresee more redundancies in the next two years whilst 47 per cent of public sector employees expect job cuts to be made in their place of work.
Almost three quarters (71 per cent) of the private sector would switch to the public sector to do a similar job for the pay, benefits and conditions that are offered in the public sector.
Four out of five (81 per cent) private sector workers feel they would be more secure in the public sector.
61 per cent of public sector workers believe they would earn more doing the same job in the private sector.
Please click here to view the Public and Private Sector Report.