Archive for pensions

Northern Ireland lecturers strike in pensions row

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , on 22 March 2011 by Steve

“Around 50,000 students across Northern Ireland have been affected by strike action as university lecturers took to the picket line in a row over pensions …” (more)

[Belfast Telegraph, 22 March]

Northern Ireland university lecturers stage strike

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , on 21 March 2011 by Steve

“Strike action by university lecturers will affect about 50,000 students in Northern Ireland …” (more)

[BBC News, 21 March]

Queen’s University and University of Ulster staff to strike over pensions row

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 19 March 2011 by Steve

“Thousands of Northern Ireland’s students will miss out on classes on Monday as university staff are set to strike …” (more)

[Belfast Telegraph, 19 March]

Teachers’ pay and pensions cost €45m more than expected

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 19 January 2011 by Steve

“Teachers’ pay and pensions cost €45 million more than expected last year despite Government efforts to cut costs in the public service …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 19 January]

Ictu, Most Unions Silent On Public Sector Pension Cuts‏

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 14 December 2010 by Steve

“Only IFUT and TUI proposed doing anything about Public Sector Pension Cuts. INTO and INMO mentioned the cuts in statements. There was no mention of the cuts on Websites of the following bodies: ICTU, SIPTU, ASTI, CPSU, PSEU, IMPACT …” (more)

[Paddy Healy, Indymedia Ireland, 14 December]

Retired public-sector workers face pension cuts in December’s budget

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 14 November 2010 by Steve

“Over 100,000 retired state workers may be facing a cut in their public-sector pensions in the December budget, the Sunday Tribune has learned …” (more)

[Shane Coleman, Sunday Tribune, 14 November]

Retired public service staff likely to have pensions cut

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 6 November 2010 by Steve

“Speculation is mounting that the Government will cut the pensions of existing public service pensioners in the upcoming budget …” (more)

[Stephen Rogers, Irish Examiner, 6 November]