Sunday 21 January 2018

Pensioners in jobs

• So our leader Enda Kenny admits he does not know why retired public servants were being brought back to work, while thousands of highly educated and qualified people are unemployed, having no option but to leave our shores to find work abroad.

Even more disturbing is that Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin admits there is no central record of the numbers or the reasons for these people being re-hired.

This is the same government that promised reform of the public sector, claiming credit for significant reductions in staffing numbers, while ensuring minimum publicity on the generous exit packages paid to those who availed of the deal.

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