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#Public Pensions

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OECD report recommends mandatory pensions for private workers
# Pensions
# Pensions

OECD report recommends mandatory pensions for private workers

Apr 22nd 2013, 2:30 PM 7,128 Views 54 Comments

The report, commissioned by Joan Burton, outlines a range of options for reforming and updating Ireland’s pensions systems.

Plans to cut another 9,500 public jobs are 'too costly', says Troika
# Euroleaks
# Euroleaks

Plans to cut another 9,500 public jobs are 'too costly', says Troika

Jan 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,837 Views 22 Comments

A leaked European Commission report raises questions over Brendan Howlin’s plans to further downsize the public sector.

Howlin activates new 'average earnings' pensions scheme for public workers
# Public Pensions
# Public Pensions

Howlin activates new 'average earnings' pensions scheme for public workers

Jan 3rd 2013, 12:29 PM 10,342 Views 35 Comments

Any new entrant to the public sector will have their final pension calculated based on their average wage, not their final salary.

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget

Dec 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 13,286 Views 138 Comments

Nine Departments and agencies needed extra top-ups to their funding in 2012. Here’s where the overflow went.

In numbers: How much government spending is protected under Croke Park?
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

In numbers: How much government spending is protected under Croke Park?

Oct 21st 2012, 8:45 AM 8,332 Views 29 Comments

Public pay and pensions can’t be touched under Croke Park. So just how much of public spending does that make up?

Nearly two-thirds of civil servants in line for pay increase this year
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Nearly two-thirds of civil servants in line for pay increase this year

Apr 23rd 2012, 12:31 PM 5,977 Views 112 Comments

63 per cent of civil servants – including 2,776 who already earn over €70k – are entitled to ‘increments’ this year.

'Transition teams' set up to manage public sector's pension exodus
# Retirements
# Retirements

'Transition teams' set up to manage public sector's pension exodus

Feb 6th 2012, 9:10 AM 1,829 Views 24 Comments

Enda Kenny says high-level special units have been established to make sure that retirements next month do not hit services.

Teachers attack 'larcenous' and 'unjust' plans for public pension reform
# Public Pensions
# Public Pensions

Teachers attack 'larcenous' and 'unjust' plans for public pension reform

Sep 30th 2011, 8:52 AM 940 Views 57 Comments

Unions claim a new reform of pensions mean that new teachers will pay more into their pension funds than they’ll get back out.