RTÉ application to Government to transfer Superannuation management costs to us.

We have previously written to the Department of Culture to protest about this. This follow up letter was sent today. RTE RETIRED STAFF ASSOCIATION rtersa2018@gmail.com PO Box 12250 Dublin 16 Nov 2nd 2021 Dear Minister Martin, You are aware of our concerns regarding RTE’s application to change the regulations of the RTÉ Superannuation Scheme so … Read moreRTÉ application to Government to transfer Superannuation management costs to us.

Good News

I am pleased to let you know that the Trustees, RTE Superannuation Scheme, have now agreed to write to all members of the Retired Staff Association to ask their permission to share their contact details with us. We already have postal addresses for about 1000 members, some of which are out of date. We need … Read moreGood News

Retired Workers Bill – how did your TDs vote (courtesy Matt Kelly ESB)

The Government Amendment to the Industrial Relations (Provisions in Respect of Pension Entitlements of Retired Workers) Bill2021 — Second Stage which proposed that the Bill be read a second time this day 12 months was carried. It is significant that the amendment omitted consultation with Retired Workers “to allow for consultation between the Minister for Enterprise, … Read moreRetired Workers Bill – how did your TDs vote (courtesy Matt Kelly ESB)

Proposed Bill – Retired employee rights

RTERSA have been campaigning for Representation & Arbitration rights for retired workers for some years now. Correspondence with successive Governments has fallen on deaf ears. Governments have lacked the political will to initiate change and introduce proper legal protection for pensioners and give them representation rights that they have earned throughout their working lives. RTE … Read moreProposed Bill – Retired employee rights

Proposed new Bill to allow pensioners improved rights to have their views represented.

Following a presentation by the Semi State Retired Staffs Association in Dáil Éireann some time ago, we asked TDs and Senators for support. One TD answered the call, Brid Smith. These two documents outline her proposals. My thanks to Brid and to Tony Collins ESB Retired Staff Association who was the primary force behind our … Read moreProposed new Bill to allow pensioners improved rights to have their views represented.

€1 million per annum being levied on our pension scheme without any consultation.

RTE RETIRED STAFF ASSOCIATION rtersa2018@gmail.com PO Box 12250 Dublin 16 Dear Minister Martin, Earlier this year, your Department received a submission from me on behalf of the 1,800 members of the RTE Defined Benefit Scheme (RTESA) relating to an application by RTE to amend regulation 36 of the RTE Superannuation Scheme. I received neither an … Read more€1 million per annum being levied on our pension scheme without any consultation.