Agony of Retiring from Public Service (April 16, 2024)

THE TIMELY payment of superannuation benefits to public officers when they retire, after rendering yeoman service to their country, maintains a top advocacy item on TTUTA’s agenda, like a recurring decimal.

This issue continues to remain a major deficiency of the public service, whereby their own employees are routinely subjected to the indignity of being forced to wait years for their retirement benefits, some even dying without receiving their property. Even worse is the absence of any remorse form anyone along the bureaucracy chain for the obscene delay.