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.

Why some spouses did not see any change after the levy stopped

We have had a few enquires from pensioners who did not receive an increase recently. The explanation is that a spouse whose partner died before the Noonan levy was applied did not have to pay the levy and consequently restoration does not apply.In the case of spouses whose partners died during the years when the levy did apply … Read moreWhy some spouses did not see any change after the levy stopped

Brid Smith proposed bill for retired employees rights

Important proposed amendments to the existing Industrial Relations legislation ––––––––––– Industrial Relations (Provisions in Respect of Pension Entitlements of Retired Workers) Bill 2020 ––––––––––– Mar a tionscnaíodh As initiated ––––––––––– Page 1 of 17 Section 1. Definition ––––––––––– Industrial Relations (Provisions in Respect of Pension Entitlements of Retired Workers) Bill 2020 ––––––––––– Mar a tionscnaíodh … Read moreBrid Smith proposed bill for retired employees rights