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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...

NSSO Call Service Reopens 6 July 2020

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...

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...

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...

RULES TIDIED UP

In preparation for the 2020 AGM, the Standing Orders Committee has corrected some minor typos and omissions and has standardised the use of AGM and Annual General Meeting in the Rules. The result of that exercise is the Rules as printed below. To avoid any future...

AGM POSTPONED

IMPORTANT NOTICE ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE RCPSA, SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON 21 MAY 2020, HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 8(e), that the AGM shall be held before 31st...

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. 

Letter from PSSC

The PSSC has issued a letter dated 11 October 2019 to all pensioners about pension increases and PSPR.  The letter replaces their letter of 29 May 2019.  If you have any queries about the letter, the PSSC dedicated email address is FEMPIquery@nsso.gov.ie and the PSSC...