This website was last updated on 18 February 2020

Application of pension increases

The PSSC letter of 29 May 2019 to all pensioners has been withdrawn and is replaced by a letter of 11 October 2019 to all pensioners.

BRANCH AGMs

Branch AGMs are underway.  Check the date of yours here.  The information will be updated as it becomes available.

Tax returns for 2019 and tax credits for 2020

Attached is some outline information for members.  It is intended as a guide only; full details are on the Revenue Commissioners’ website.

Changes to eircom.net email service

Media reports indicate that eir is to begin charging €5.99 per month for its eircom.net email service.  If you use an eircom.net email address, you are advised to check with eir, as soon as possible, regarding the possible impact for you.

Information on the Nursing Home Support Scheme (the Fair Deal)

See also News posts for a Key Information sheet.

Members who retired at Assistant Secretary level or above

Members who retired at Asst Sec level or above are advised to check out the potential impact of Circular 19/2019 on their pensions.  The Circular should be read in conjunction with Letter to Personnel Officers dated 11 Dec 2018 and Circular 8/2013.  All three are available on our Resources pages.

Members who retired at Asst Sec level or above are advised to check out the potential impact of Circular 19/2019 on their pensions.  The Circular should be read in conjunction with Letter to Personnel Officers dated 11 Dec 2018 and Circular 8/2013.  All three are available on our Resources pages.

We have prepared a document which you might like to give to, or discuss with, canvassers who call about the General Election, or send to your local candidates.  You could ask for their support on these issues, including legislative amendments to allow for statutory representation of Pensioners at pay/pension talks and also ask them to bring the issues to the attention of the relevant Ministers.

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Members who retired at Asst Sec level or above

Members who retired at Asst Sec level or above are advised to check out the potential impact of Circular 19/2019 on their pensions. The Circular should be read in conjunction with Letter to Personnel Officers dated 11 Dec 2018 and Circular 8/2013. 

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