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PROPOSED NEW PAY AGREEMENT 2021 – “BUILDING MOMENTUM”

The proposed new pay agreement, Building Momentum, is subject to the agreement of the relevant Trade Union bodies.  The individual Unions are due to ballot on the proposed Agreement before mid-February 2021.  The outcome of the ballot (ie deal agreed or not agreed)...

COVID-19 SUPPORTS AVAILABLE TO US

During this difficult time members should be aware of the many supports available to us, in addition to family, neighbours, friends and former colleagues.  These include local voluntary initiatives to which your local authority should be able to steer you.  The...

UPDATE on Eircom No 2 Superannuation Fund Jan 2021

This Fund provides funding for the benefits in respect of members' service in the company prior to 1 January 1984.  It received a single contribution from the State when the Fund was initially established. There have been no further contributions by the State and no...

AGM RCPSA 2021

The RCPSA 2021 has been provisionally arranged for Thursday 27th May 2021  in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St., Dublin 8 at 2.00 pm  Please note: These arrangements may be subject to change, depending on Government Guidelines in respect of Covid-19.  Invitations to...

BRANCH AGMs 2021

Many thanks for the hard work of local Branch members who give voluntarily of their time and who arrange for Branch AGMs and Branch meetings. Council is conscious that the measures taken by the Government to control the spread of COVID-19 have, of necessity, disrupted...

Update from NSSO on payment of pension increases – Jan 2021

The NSSO continues to make progress on the payment of pension increases and pension restoration.  The position as of 31 December 2020 is shown on the attached sheet.                                                                                                       ...

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON HEALTH INSURANCE

The Health Insurance Authority (HIA) has published a document for public consultation.  The topic is the community-rated health insurance market in Ireland and proposed changes to the Risk Equalisation Scheme. In particular the HIA would welcome your views on the...

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT

The RCPSA Council wishes all members a Happy Christmas.  This year has been very trying for many of us but we hope that next year, with the arrival of the various vaccines, will be better and brighter for all.  In the meantime please keep safe! On behalf of the...