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Forum: Pensions 01-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By Deiseblue
The bit in brackets referring to me appears to be...

The bit in brackets referring to me appears to be rather snide & unwarranted.

I must admit to being slightly taken aback as personal asides are practically unknown on this site.
Forum: Pensions 29-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By Deiseblue
If I was in your Uncle's position I would be...

If I was in your Uncle's position I would be tempted to part fund the cost of legal action.

I believe that such action allied to the fact that an increasingly disenchanted work force can , will &...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 17-05-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Deiseblue
The Indo says the same & points out that it would...

The Indo says the same & points out that it would be unusual if the ruling wasn't accepted , the Irish Examiner are reporting it as a done deal & Journal.ie describe the decision as binding !

The...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 17-05-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Deiseblue
The ruling has now been issued - the AGSI have...

The ruling has now been issued - the AGSI have been granted Trade Union recognition , the right to strike & to enter in pay negotiations.
Forum: The bailout, the banking crisis and other economic issues 10-05-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By Deiseblue
Mr. Boucher's reputation will be forever sullied...

Mr. Boucher's reputation will be forever sullied by the fact that he was head of the Bank's retail division from 2006 onwards & he effectively oversaw the appalling lending practices that brought the...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 30-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Deiseblue
Garda representative bodies - Union recognition

The Irish Examiner reported that " A landmark decision is expected to rule that Ireland is breaching International laws by denying the Gardai the right to form a Union."

The Court of Europe ruling...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 20-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,339
Posted By Deiseblue
As a pedestrian I have rarely found myself in a...

As a pedestrian I have rarely found myself in a difficult situation with motorised traffic.

Unfortunately that stretch of footpath from Castleknock is populated by cyclists who have no reason to...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 20-04-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,339
Posted By Deiseblue
Walking from Castleknock on the left hand side...

Walking from Castleknock on the left hand side towards the gates is quite exciting.

The amount of cyclists who use this path both entering & leaving the park as a matter of course is phenomenal ,...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 13-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,295
Posted By Deiseblue
The VHI run an employee assistance service...

The VHI run an employee assistance service exclusively for teachers - the free phone number is 1800 411 057.

The ASTI run stress prevention courses from time to time , perhaps the INTO also offer...
Forum: Askaboutlaw 28-01-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,067
Posted By Deiseblue
Perhaps it might be an idea to reply to this...

Perhaps it might be an idea to reply to this email along the lines of - As I have failed to contact you by phone and text I refer to your email of the dd mm yr attached requesting the loan of 3,000...
Forum: Public sector pensions 13-12-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By Deiseblue
You should also bear in mind that on retirement...

You should also bear in mind that on retirement from the Public Sector & if you have completed 40 years you are entitled to a tax free sum equivalent to 1.5 times your final salary.

Less than 40...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 27-11-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,020
Posted By Deiseblue
I think we are at cross purposes here , I totally...

I think we are at cross purposes here , I totally agree with you - there will be no strike - a compromise will be arrived at as the thought of an ESB strike in the current climate is not something...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 27-11-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,020
Posted By Deiseblue
I have heard from union colleagues that ESB may...

I have heard from union colleagues that ESB may bring changes to the table tomorrow , whether such changes are substantive enough to progress matters remains to be seen.

From a personal viewpoint...
Forum: Askaboutbusiness 18-11-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By Deiseblue
www.citizensinformation.ie www.welfare.ie ...

www.citizensinformation.ie

www.welfare.ie

The above sites are informative , it does appear that the employee you refer to is entitled to redundancy payment.
Forum: Budget 2014 17-10-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,141
Posted By Deiseblue
Coincidentally the Waterford Crystal pension...

Coincidentally the Waterford Crystal pension issue is in front of the High Court this week to determine the percentage to be paid to the members of the DB scheme !
Forum: Budget 2014 16-10-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,141
Posted By Deiseblue
Punter , I am confused by your comments regarding...

Punter , I am confused by your comments regarding your friend's public sector pension .

All pre 1995 Public Sector employees typically paid 6.5 % of their salary by way of a pension contribution ,...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 21-08-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,886
Posted By Deiseblue
Given the fact that your employer has taken legal...

Given the fact that your employer has taken legal advise I would reiterate my view that you should take legal advise , I do agree that you should not initially advise your employer that you intend to...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 21-08-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,886
Posted By Deiseblue
You definitely need to take professional advice ,...

You definitely need to take professional advice , the suggestion given by a previous poster that you consult with an industrial relations solicitor is a good one .

I would take consolation from...
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 06-08-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By Deiseblue
Ariel not working , have you tried Daz ? ...

Ariel not working , have you tried Daz ?

Couldn't resist - sorry !
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 01-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,886
Posted By Deiseblue
Employees have rights & employers have...

Employees have rights & employers have obligations & given the facts outlined by the OP I would suggest that the employer in question cannot fairly sack this person without falling foul of unfair...
Forum: Work, Careers, Employment rights, further education/training 01-08-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,886
Posted By Deiseblue
It is extremely difficult for an employer to sack...

It is extremely difficult for an employer to sack an employee who is on certified sick leave but not impossible although it opens such employer to an unfair dismissal claim.

You should be aware...
Forum: The great financial debates 03-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By Deiseblue
Pigs have just flown past my window , their...

Pigs have just flown past my window , their silhouettes framed by the blue moon in the background !
Forum: The great financial debates 03-07-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By Deiseblue
Sorry Purple but I don't know what your point is ?

Sorry Purple but I don't know what your point is ?
Forum: The great financial debates 03-07-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By Deiseblue
You were the one who broadened your proposal of a...

You were the one who broadened your proposal of a 20% cut to all sectors when you stated that such a proposal " could be accepted " if there was " an economy wide programme involving all sectors not...
Forum: The great financial debates 02-07-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,524
Posted By Deiseblue
Work wise yes , economically no ! - a further pay...

Work wise yes , economically no ! - a further pay cut of 20% would cause huge financial & industrial relations problems & let's not forget that you suggested that such pay cuts should be considered...
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