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Pension Increase October 2020?

Public servants are due the final instalment of the Public Service Stability Agreement on October 1 2020 (a 2% increase).  The Irish Independent reported on 1 July that the new Minster for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Michael McGrath TD, has indicated that the...

Covid Tracker App

COVID Tracker is a free app for your mobile phone, developed for the Government, to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ireland. If you use the app you will: be told if you have been in close contact with another app user who has tested positive for...

July 2020 update from the NSSO

The following welcome news was received today from the National Shared Services Office (NSSO) - The NSSO is happy to inform you that we are now in a position to restore the call service for retired customers from Monday 6 July 2020. The phone line 076 1002702 will be...

February 2020 updates from the NSSO website

The National Shared Services Office (NSSO) published the attached documents on their website in mid-February 2020.  The RCPSA will be asking for a detailed mid-year update at the end of June - watch this space!  

Programme for Government 2020

A Programme for Government has been agreed between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party.  It now goes to the parties' memberships for consideration.  The result of the vote on the Programme for Government by the members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green...

eircom.net email service

Members who use an eircom.net email address, please note that eir have announced that there will be a charge for using their eir email service with effect from 1 July 2020

ICTU Paper “No Going Back”

ICTU has published a report, "No Going Back", which proposes a new deal to build a fairer society, while boosting economic recovery.

Covid-19 Updates 6 June 2020

The national situation with regard to Covid-19 continues to develop and change.  The Government has announced some significant changes to take effect on Monday 8 June 2020.  A link to the relevant information on the Government website is given below.  Best wishes to...

COVID-19 UPDATE MAY 2020

On Friday 1 May 2020, the Taoiseach announced the plans for a phased reopening of Irish society and business - https://www.gov.ie/en/news/58bc8b-taoiseach-announces-roadmap-for-reopening-society-and-business-and-u/.  A link to the full text of the Roadmap document is...

April update on payment of pension increases

The PSSC (Payroll Shared Services Centre) has provided the RCPSA with an update on the payment of pension increases and on the application of the reduction in the PSPR (Public Service Pension Reduction).  The Data Cleanse exercise is still underway.  The PSSC has a...