Postmasters step up campaign against new Social Protection forms

first_img Previous articleMcGlynn & Walshe ready for Ulster battle once againNext articleHighland @ Swell Festival Aranmore – Weekend Edition admin Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By admin – July 15, 2015 Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Twittercenter_img Postmasters across the country have returned thousands of new Social Protection forms to Minister Joan Burton’s Department in protest against their usage.In a coordinated move by the Irish Postmasters Union, the forms were posted back to the Department of Social Protection. Members of the Union’s Executive, including Donegal representative Breid Gallagher, returned their forms to the Department in person.There was anger last month when Minister Burton’s Department issued new Social Protection forms which recommended that people receive their payments by direct debit to a bank account, instead of using the Post Office.Under the terms of their contracts, the postmasters have kept a number of forms for clients who need them.Breid Gallagher says the sending back of the forms was a way of emphasising the depth of feeling among the IPU’s membership……………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/breidforms.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Postmasters step up campaign against new Social Protection formslast_img

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