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Alliance Update: Correspondence re FEMPI

Dear Grant, Thank you and Deputy Calleary for meeting us last Wednesday. During our discussion we were very glad to hear of Fianna Fail’s continued commitment to restoring all public service pensions by 2019 and your intention to write reiterating same. Recognising that Minister Donohoe is preparing to legislate regarding FEMPI soon and your consultative […]

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Press Release by Alliance of Retired Public Servants

For release: Wednesday, 17 May 201 RETIRED PUBLIC SERVANTS WELCOME GOVERNMENT’S INTENTION TO ENGAGE IN TALKS PROCESS OVER PENSION RESTORATION The Alliance of Retired Public Servants (ARPS) has today welcomed the intention signalled by Government to engage in a talk’s process over pension restoration for the country’s 140,000 retired public servants. Alliance Chairperson, Brian Burke, […]

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Pensions and job security to quell public pay demands

Pensions and job security to quell public pay demands   Pension values will be firmly on the negotiating table after it was revealed a garda’s retirement pot is worth from €30,000 to €40,000 a year. Unions are also demanding that their members’ job security not be used “against them” in a comparison with private sector […]

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‘To attract top talent, increase pay for high ranking public staff ’

Garda pension again comes in for comment. Open season on Garda pensions……….. Commission hears remuneration for most State employees remains very attractive The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has said there was “no problem” in recruiting new entrants to the public service in general on existing terms. File photograph: Getty Images   The Government […]

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Talks on Garda pay ‘anomalies’

Talks on Garda pay ‘anomalies’ The timing of the negotiations is also a significant win for IMPACT and other unions, who argued that the talks should be brought forward to the first half of next year, rather than taking place at an unspecified time in 2018. The significance of the revised timetable is that new provision […]

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Update on Recent happenings within Alliance of Retired Public Servants.

Noel O’Sullivan, Vice Chairman of Alliance of Retired Public Servants, and GSRMA Central Committee member reports from the the most recent Alliance meeting. Hereunder are the main points discussed: Urgent meeting with Minister Pascal Donohue re. Industrial Relations has been requested and reply from the Minister is on the way to Alliance. Alliance had meeting […]

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Fairness and Equity letter from GSRMA Member

We would like to share a letter received from one of our members. Dear Sir, Firstly let me declare my interest in, and support for AGSI and GRA in their on-going attempts to seek a justified (partial) restoration of sacrificed pay. I believe Trade Unions and Staff Associations, the Public Services Committee of ICTU and the […]

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