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…
LARGE CROWDS TURNED out in Dublin city centre yesterday to keep the pressure up on the government over water charges. Speaker after speaker referred to the campaign ‘not going away’ – and activists vowed the make water one of the main issues in the upcoming general election.
Organisers have said they were happy with the turnout. At the start of the rally, the crowd stretched from a stage at the Spire on O’Connell Street, almost to the O’Connell statue. However thundery showers sent hundreds heading for shelter as the speeches continued. It was the fifth of the major ‘Right2Water’ national protests.
Government TDs have said there will be no change to the charging regime. But what do you think will actually happen?
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