Why has the Department not allowed our pension increase? Oral answer in Dail.

Just to keep you all up to date. We requested an oral answer from the Minister for PER and this was it. I replied to Minister for Culture etc. Please see below: For Oral Answer on : 01/03/2022 Question Number(s): 64,70 Question Reference(s): 11382/22, 11381/22 Department: Public Expenditure and Reform Asked by: Bríd Smith T.D. ______________________________________________ QUESTION * To ask … Read moreWhy has the Department not allowed our pension increase? Oral answer in Dail.

Response to the Minister’s written reply- not one but two errors of fact.

Owen I enclose the Written Reply and our response. There are two errors in the Reply. REPLY I do not have primary Ministerial responsibility for any of the Commercial Semi State Bodies (CSSBs). It is usually a matter for the Government Department under whose aegis responsibility for individual CSSBs falls to consider and propose, as appropriate, any changes to … Read moreResponse to the Minister’s written reply- not one but two errors of fact.

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We all get too much information but this website exists purely for the purposes of keeping RTERSA member up to date with pension information. You can set you device to alert you when we post something new. If you want to receive notifications from a site but aren’t getting them: On your computer, open Chrome. … Read moreSet your device to alert you when we post new information.

Reply to Written Answer request to Dept.PER

Hi Tony,Below is a reply from the Minister which is not very helpful. Would it help if we also asked the Minister for Tourism etc?OwenFor Written Answer on :17/02/2022Question Number(s): 200Question Reference(s): 8950/22Department:Public Expenditure and ReformAsked by: Bríd Smith T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the position in relation to the RTÉ … Read moreReply to Written Answer request to Dept.PER

Department Public Expenditure & Reform blocking our pension increase again.

RTE RETIRED STAFF ASSOCIATION rtersa2018@gmail.com    0872605862 Niamh Collins, Private Secretary to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Catherine Martin, Minister for Culture…..Pearse Doherty, Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson. Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, Brid Smith, Alan Kelly, Richard Boyd Barrett, Josepha Madigan, Leo Varadkar, Catherine Murphy, Jennifer Whitmore and others   I visited an old friend … Read moreDepartment Public Expenditure & Reform blocking our pension increase again.

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)