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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...

NOTICE FROM NSSO re CORE PORTAL UPGRADE

The NSSO has advised us of the following: Important information for Public Servant Retirees (Pension A) in relation to accessing your payslip The National Shared Services Office (NSSO) wish to advise that due to an upgrade of the payroll database on which your pension...

IMPORTANT NOTICE: AGM RCPSA 2021 – POSTPONED

In view of the latest statement by Government (23 February 2021) regarding Covid-19 restrictions, the Council has decided not to hold the 2021 AGM on 27 May 2021.  The situation will be kept under continuous review by Council, with a view to holding the 2021 AGM later...

WEBINAR ON COVID VACCINATION

The Irish Gerontological Society hosted a public lecture webinar entitled Getting Ireland’s Adults COVID-Vaccination Ready, on the afternoon of Wednesday 17th February 2021.  The speakers included Prof Luke O’Neill and the event was co-chaired by Ms Olivia O'Leary,...

IRN ARTICLE ON PARITY

Industrial Relations News (IRN) published an article on Public pensioners' parity in its 28 January 2021 edition.  A link to the full article is given below.    

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON HEALTH INSURANCE – RCPSA SUBMISSION

In response to the Health Insurance Authority (HIA) public consultation on the community-rated health insurance market in Ireland and proposed changes to the Risk Equalisation Scheme, the RCPSA made the attached submission, on 28 January 2021, on behalf of its...

Notice to RCPSA Branches and Members regarding AGM 2021

As advised, the RCPSA AGM 2020 (initially postponed in March 2020) was cancelled by Council in September 2020 (See Page 3 of RCPSA Newsletter Autumn 2020). Council also agreed that all Motions submitted for the AGM would fall. As announced in the Newsletter January...