How IORP II has affected pensions

IORP II: How the EU directive has reshaped the pensions industry 30/01/2019 Posted by IAPF IORP II, the European Union’s sweeping reform of pension fund legislation, came into force on 13 January. It added 43 new articles to the original IORP directive and put a renewed focus on governance and communication standards. Institutions for occupational retirement provision … Read moreHow IORP II has affected pensions

Community Employment strike

Community Employment supervisors to strike over pension security Monday, February 18, 2019 – 07:36 AM Examiner Community Employment supervisors seeking security over pensions will strike today at six locations across the country. They will protest in Letterkenny, Galway, Athlone, Waterford, Cork and Dublin at Department of Social Protection offices from midday. Forsa and SIPTU say … Read moreCommunity Employment strike

Information on pension increase.

RTÉ Superannuation Trustees have suggested a 2.25% increase for Defined benefit pensioners. This recommendation has to get approval from the Department of Communication, Climate Action and Environment and finally the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.  We have lobbied all the way and the following is enclosed for your information. Ref: CCE-MO00476-2018  Dear Mr. O’Connor … Read moreInformation on pension increase.

Semi State Group submissions to Oireachtas

The following is a copy of the letters sent prior to the appearance of the Semi State retired staff Group at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Pensions. Dear Deputy/Senator,  It is not commonly understood that many thousands of Irish citizens do not have a state pension or any of the associated benefits. The paradox is … Read moreSemi State Group submissions to Oireachtas