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More misreporting on public sector pay: Nicola at Left Foot Forward

21 Jan 2010, by in Labour market, Public services

A number of right wing commentators and newspapers have been keen to highlight this morning that yesterday’s labour market statistics identified an ‘historic’ gap between public and private sector earnings.

What’s being mentioned is only half the story though. Nicola has a blog post up at Left Foot Forward, filling us in on the half that hasn’t been reported.

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