The first steps to establishing a public sector pay commission will be taken by the Cabinet this morning.
The Dáil has heard claims that scrapping the legislation to impose pay cuts on public-sector workers would "jeopardise" Government finances.
The 32nd Dáil's been suspended for the first time after heated exchanges.
Public service pay cuts should continue, despite improvements in the economy, according to a new Government report.
"Yes, we backed the Lansdowne Road Agreement, but there's nothing that says an agreement can’t be reopened and looked at."