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NEWS HEADLINES

UPDATE: NEW PAY AGREEMENT 2021 – “BUILDING MOMENTUM”

The new pay agreement, Building Momentum, has been overwhelmingly endorsed by the public service unions affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The Building Momentum deal will deliver pay rises of up to 3% over two years and unwind some cuts and additional...

AGE FRIENDLY IRELAND

Age Friendly Ireland publish a weekly newsletter which provides information which our members might find useful.  Their newsletter can be accessed on their website - see link below. Age Friendly Ireland was established in 2018 as a shared service function of the local...

NSSO CHANGE RE VOLUNTARY DEDUCTIONS

The National Shared Services Office (NSSO) is changing manner in which they deal with voluntary deductions from pensions The Payroll Shared Services Centre (PSSC) has advised us of a change which is in process in relation to voluntary deductions from pensions (eg...

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The PSSC letter of 29 May 2019 to all pensioners has been withdrawn and is replaced by a letter of 11 October 2019 to all pensioners.

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

See also News posts for a Key Information sheet.

IMPORTANT NEW CIRCULAR - 30 NOVEMBER 2020

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has published a Circular (Circular 18/2020), entitled

Recognition of same sex marriages/civil partnerships under Public Service ‘Original’ Spouses’ and Children’s Contributory Pension Schemes. 

It is of limited, but significant, application and members who have entered into a same sex marriage or civil partnership are advised to study the Circular carefully.

COVID-19 SUPPORTS

During this difficult time members should be aware of the many supports available to us, in addition to family, neighbours, friends and former colleagues.  Details are given in our News post.

Remember, we are not alone – help and support is available to us.

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