Wednesday December 11, 2019

Workers will lose €45 a week due to pension age hike, warns Siptu

Siptu, which has 200,000 members, is set to launch a campaign against the increase in the state pension age, due to go from 66 to 67 in 2021

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
17th November, 2019

Workers face losing €45 a week due to the forthcoming increase in the state pension age, the country’s largest trade union has warned.

Siptu, which has 200,000 members, is set to launch a campaign against the increase in the state pension age, due to go from 66 to 67 in 2021.

The union has drawn up a policy document which points out workers expecting to retire at the age of 66 will have to either work an...

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