'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights
They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.
Section 39 workers, who are employed in HSE-funded organisations, whose pay was cut during the recession and was never restored also joined the protest.Community Employment (CE) scheme employees and supervisors marched from the Custom House to the Department of Finance to call on the incoming government to address their demands.
They want ministers to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them. Some 12 years on, they are still waiting.The government has said community employment scheme supervisors are not considered to be public sector workers so they receive the state pension when they retire.
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