Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: 130% of Minister Salary
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:57 am 
Offline
Homeless

Joined: Nov 21, 2012
Posts: 7
Please see below for a new law that came in force in the Netherlands. Basically a salary cap is put in place in the (semi-) public sector of 130% of minister salary. This measure is taken in a triple A solvent country in order to get/maintain a healthy financial policy.

Why is it this not happening in Ireland? I know of the Croke park deal etc. But what I cant get my head around is, why is this not initiated from within govenrment circles. Surely with having the righ set of intrinsic values (like eg leading by example) this should be initiated? If a broke country would not be enough of an incentive that is....


From http://www.telegraaf.nl/feed/21190976/_ ... den__.html

People with a top position in the Government or the semipublic sector (e.g. care and educational institutions) may henceforth not earn more than 130 percent of a ministerial salary. That is a law that regulates Tuesday force. The maximum annual salary now comes including expenses and pension contributions to lie on 228.599 euro.The law also regulates a maximum redundancy payment of 75,000 euros and a ban on bonuses, profit-sharing and other forms of variable remuneration.There is a transitional arrangement for incumbents. They keep the salary for four years that they had in the autumn of 2011, when the law in the second Room was treated. Then it goes down gradually.Home Affairs Minister Ronald Plasterk calls it of great importance that there is now a law that restricts the top incomes in the public sector. According to the coalition agreement the maximum incomes in the (semi) public sector even further: to 100 percent of the ministers salary. That has yet to be legally regulated.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 130% of Minister Salary
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:23 pm 
Offline
Neo Landlord

Joined: Dec 23, 2012
Posts: 253
In Ireland, ministers salaries are already linked to senior civil servants salaries . The linkage is approximately 1:1 AFAIK


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 130% of Minister Salary
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:35 pm 
Offline
Too Big to Fail

Joined: Aug 8, 2008
Posts: 3292
Location: Cathair na dTreabh
We can't make laws like that in this country. But I don't know why we cannot.

_________________
'Sitting on the sidelines, cribbing & moaning is a lost opportunity. I don't know how people who engage in that don't commit suicide because frankly the only thing that motivates me is being able to actively change something,' - Bertie Ahern 04/07/07


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 130% of Minister Salary
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:42 pm 
Offline
Homeless

Joined: Nov 21, 2012
Posts: 7
LibertarianAtheist wrote:
In Ireland, ministers salaries are already linked to senior civil servants salaries . The linkage is approximately 1:1 AFAIK


This law transplanted in Ireland would also mean HSE boss, Pat Kenny and Marion Finucane would be included in the 130% rule...


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 130% of Minister Salary
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:00 pm 
Offline
Under CAB Investigation

Joined: Oct 20, 2012
Posts: 1822
Simo Sepper wrote:
LibertarianAtheist wrote:
In Ireland, ministers salaries are already linked to senior civil servants salaries . The linkage is approximately 1:1 AFAIK


This law transplanted in Ireland would also mean HSE boss, Pat Kenny and Marion Finucane would be included in the 130% rule...


great news

so all the government ministers would get a pay rise, and so would the senior civil servants and so would................

_________________
Yeah, well, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  

Follow, Retweet @dailypinster



Pyramid Built, Is Better Built! - Latest Property Discussions www.thepropertypin.com