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#Public Pensions

# public-pensions - Monday 22 April, 2013

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

OECD report recommends mandatory pensions for private workers

Apr 22nd 2013, 2:30 PM 7,109 Views 54 Comments

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

# public-pensions - Saturday 12 January, 2013

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 8,817 Views 22 Comments

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

# public-pensions - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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 10,316 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.

# public-pensions - Sunday 9 December, 2012

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 13,264 Views 138 Comments

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

# public-pensions - Sunday 21 October, 2012

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 8,310 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?

# public-pensions - Monday 23 April, 2012

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 5,922 Views 112 Comments

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

# public-pensions - Monday 6 February, 2012

'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 1,818 Views 24 Comments

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

# public-pensions - Friday 30 September, 2011

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 929 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.