The key to this issue is whether the ESB will be able to pay pension contributions in 10 or 20 years time. It would be a bitter irony if the dispute itself has made the company weaker and less able to meet those commitments.
The Irish Bank Officials Association is now telling its members at IBRC to cooperate with NAMA if they are interested in roles there having previously said it was “imperative” that they did not cooperate.
Since the bank formerly known as Anglo Irish Bank was liquidated last month ordinary workers have been left in the dark as to their fate and that of redundancy packages they’d agreed prior to ‘promnight’. Here, an employee speaks out…
NOW THAT HILLARY Clinton has been nominated as the Democratic Party candidate for the US presidential race, the field is finally complete.
While attention will inevitably focus on the former First Lady and her Republic rival Donald Trump, two other candidates complete the presidential field.
The Libertarian Party has selected Gary Johnson as their candidate to run in all 50 states, following his showing last time out, when he garnered 1.2 million votes.
Jill Stein, meanwhile, will be the Green Party candidate in around half of US states - although some liberals fear she will take votes from Clinton, in the same way her predecessor Ralph Nader affected Al Gore’s vote in 2000.
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