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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. 

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 aims to...

Changes re email

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

Information on the Fair Deal

There was a very successful presentation on the Nursing Home Support Scheme ("the Fair Deal") at the Cork Branch AGM last month.  Some information is being posted here, which may be of interest to members. 

Branch AGMs mid-Feb and March 2020

MIDLANDS         Wed 19 Feb 2020 11.00       Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Clonown Road, Athlone SLIGO                    Wed 26 Feb 2020 14.30       Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo TEAGASC            Mon 09 Mar 2020 10:30      Liberty Hall, Dublin

Reminder re tax issues

The following note is intended as outline information only; full details are available from the Revenue Commissioners.   Tax Returns for 2019 P60s are no longer being issued by employers/pension providers. Since 1 January 2019, the information on our pensions is...