Monday 19 August 2019

'Our bodies will be battered, minds tortured from (our) experience... but don't let that bother you too much' - Firefighter responds to public sector pension comments

Fire Brigade (Stock image)
Fire Brigade (Stock image)
Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A FIREFIGHTER has responded to comments by the Chief Executive of Ibec saying public sector workers were 'wildly rich' compared to those in the private sector in terms of their pensions.

Danny McCoy said that the value of pensions and job security will have to be central when the Government makes a decision to give further increases on top of those due under the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

He said that although in general, public sector workers were on modest salaries, they were "wildly rich" when taking into consideration their pensions.

However responding to the comments on Facebook, Firefighter Williie Bermingham said:

Edwina Cahill said:

 

However some readers agreed with Mr McCoy's comments:

 

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