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…
The new US President did not acknowledge the marches on his first full day in office, but crowds took to the streets of New York, Chicago, London, Dublin and elsewhere, with the main protest in Washington attracting hundreds of thousands of people.
At the protest in Boston, Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren told the crowd: “We can whimper. We can whine. Or we can fight back!”.
However, during the election Trump earned a higher percentage of the white female vote than Hillary Clinton did and, in an email to the New York Times, the national chairwoman of the College Republicans said that the “women’s march clearly doesn’t represent all women”.
So, what do you think? Do you support yesterday’s anti-Trump marches across the world?
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